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Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmologyopen access

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherMedknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd
Publication typeJournals
ISSN09751599, 09749233

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.


The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.618
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.901
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.941
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.136
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.137
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.618
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.901
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.941
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.102
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.093
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.618
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.901
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.856
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.958
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.952
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20123
Self Cites20136
Self Cites20148
Self Cites201511
Self Cites20167
Total Cites201242
Total Cites2013137
Total Cites2014208
Total Cites2015249
Total Cites2016259
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20120.574
External Cites per document20130.862
External Cites per document20140.905
External Cites per document20151.053
External Cites per document20161.063
Cites per document20120.618
Cites per document20130.901
Cites per document20140.941
Cites per document20151.102
Cites per document20161.093
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents201317
Non-citable documents201422
Non-citable documents201521
Non-citable documents201620
Citable documents201268
Citable documents2013152
Citable documents2014221
Citable documents2015226
Citable documents2016237
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents201250
Uncited documents201397
Uncited documents2014130
Uncited documents2015130
Uncited documents2016129
Cited documents201225
Cited documents201372
Cited documents2014113
Cited documents2015117
Cited documents2016128
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