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International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-beingopen access

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Health Policy

Fundamentals and Skills
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects
PublisherTaylor and Francis Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
Scope International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being acknowledges the international and interdisciplinary nature of health-related issues. It intends to provide a meeting-point for studies using rigorous qualitative methodology of significance for issues related to human health and well-being. The aim of the International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being is to support and to shape the emerging field of qualitative studies and to encourage a better understanding of all aspects of human health and well-being.


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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.

Fundamentals and Skills2007Q2
Fundamentals and Skills2008Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2009Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2010Q2
Fundamentals and Skills2011Q2
Fundamentals and Skills2012Q2
Fundamentals and Skills2013Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2014Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2015Q2
Fundamentals and Skills2016Q2
Fundamentals and Skills2017Q2
Health Policy2007Q3
Health Policy2008Q2
Health Policy2009Q2
Health Policy2010Q2
Health Policy2011Q3
Health Policy2012Q3
Health Policy2013Q2
Health Policy2014Q2
Health Policy2015Q2
Health Policy2016Q2
Health Policy2017Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2007Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2008Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2009Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2010Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2011Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2012Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2013Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2014Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2015Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2016Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2017Q1

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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.783
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.087
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.114
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.105
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.736
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.336
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.508
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.774
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.588
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.783
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.087
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.114
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.806
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.805
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.771
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.312
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.558
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.480
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.764
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.474
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.783
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.087
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.511
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.653
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.811
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.700
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.086
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.294
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.281
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.686
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.000
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 Cites20060
Self Cites200712
Self Cites200821
Self Cites200926
Self Cites201015
Self Cites201118
Self Cites201212
Self Cites201321
Self Cites201431
Self Cites201523
Self Cites201655
Self Cites201719
Total Cites20060
Total Cites200718
Total Cites200850
Total Cites200978
Total Cites201058
Total Cites201162
Total Cites201281
Total Cites2013143
Total Cites2014187
Total Cites2015185
Total Cites2016277
Total Cites2017286
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 document20060
External Cites per document20070.261
External Cites per document20080.630
External Cites per document20090.743
External Cites per document20100.597
External Cites per document20110.571
External Cites per document20120.657
External Cites per document20131.119
External Cites per document20141.300
External Cites per document20151.296
External Cites per document20161.414
External Cites per document20171.376
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.783
Cites per document20081.087
Cites per document20091.114
Cites per document20100.806
Cites per document20110.805
Cites per document20120.771
Cites per document20131.312
Cites per document20141.558
Cites per document20151.480
Cites per document20161.764
Cites per document20171.474
% 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 documents20060
Non-citable documents20074
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents200912
Non-citable documents201012
Non-citable documents201113
Non-citable documents201213
Non-citable documents201314
Non-citable documents201413
Non-citable documents201521
Non-citable documents201618
Non-citable documents201718
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200723
Citable documents200846
Citable documents200970
Citable documents201072
Citable documents201177
Citable documents2012105
Citable documents2013109
Citable documents2014120
Citable documents2015125
Citable documents2016157
Citable documents2017194
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 documents20060
Uncited documents200718
Uncited documents200828
Uncited documents200946
Uncited documents201052
Uncited documents201149
Uncited documents201268
Uncited documents201355
Uncited documents201453
Uncited documents201558
Uncited documents201660
Uncited documents201797
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20079
Cited documents200826
Cited documents200936
Cited documents201032
Cited documents201141
Cited documents201250
Cited documents201368
Cited documents201480
Cited documents201588
Cited documents2016115
Cited documents2017115
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