Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
PublisherShanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19930399, 16723597
Scope Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science (ISSN 1672-3597, CN 31-1908/R) is a journal with an international scope, focusing on the popularization of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture- moxibustion culture, the promotion of international exchanges and the prosperity of clinical Chinese medicine and acupuncture-moxibustion. Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science mainly involves clinical practice and emphasizes the presentation of the detailed methods of observing and treating clinical common diseases on which acupuncture-moxibustion has a good effect. The articles are characterized by practicality, briefness and reproducibility. (source)

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.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine2008Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2009Q2
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2010Q2
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2011Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2012Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2013Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2014Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2015Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2016Q3

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)20080.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.164
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.106
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.158
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.338
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.232
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.211
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.227
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.037
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.164
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.122
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.114
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.298
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.280
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.220
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.228
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.037
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.164
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.146
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.104
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.075
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.402
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.248
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.237
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.305
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 Cites20082
Self Cites200925
Self Cites201029
Self Cites201125
Self Cites201214
Self Cites201343
Self Cites201436
Self Cites201531
Self Cites201641
Total Cites20084
Total Cites200937
Total Cites201041
Total Cites201140
Total Cites201230
Total Cites201361
Total Cites201453
Total Cites201547
Total Cites201656
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 document20080.018
External Cites per document20090.053
External Cites per document20100.037
External Cites per document20110.046
External Cites per document20120.061
External Cites per document20130.088
External Cites per document20140.090
External Cites per document20150.075
External Cites per document20160.061
Cites per document20080.037
Cites per document20090.164
Cites per document20100.125
Cites per document20110.122
Cites per document20120.114
Cites per document20130.298
Cites per document20140.280
Cites per document20150.220
Cites per document20160.228
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Citable documents2008109
Citable documents2009225
Citable documents2010328
Citable documents2011327
Citable documents2012263
Citable documents2013205
Citable documents2014189
Citable documents2015214
Citable documents2016246
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 documents2008105
Uncited documents2009197
Uncited documents2010300
Uncited documents2011298
Uncited documents2012237
Uncited documents2013156
Uncited documents2014146
Uncited documents2015172
Uncited documents2016200
Cited documents20084
Cited documents200930
Cited documents201032
Cited documents201133
Cited documents201228
Cited documents201349
Cited documents201443
Cited documents201542
Cited documents201646
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