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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirthopen access

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
PublisherBioMed Central
Publication typeJournals
Scope BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of pregnancy and childbirth. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth (ISSN 1471-2393) is indexed/tracked/covered by PubMed, MEDLINE, CAS, EMBASE, Scopus, Cinahl and Google Scholar.


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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.

Obstetrics and Gynecology2002Q2
Obstetrics and Gynecology2003Q3
Obstetrics and Gynecology2004Q2
Obstetrics and Gynecology2005Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2006Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2007Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2008Q2
Obstetrics and Gynecology2009Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2010Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2011Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2012Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2013Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2014Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2015Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2016Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2017Q1

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)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.750
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.840
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.365
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.763
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.050
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.444
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.326
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.026
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.455
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.638
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.616
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.292
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.176
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.937
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.904
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.588
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.840
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.477
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.700
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.097
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.433
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.380
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.140
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.556
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.225
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.040
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.012
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.793
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.755
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.588
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.882
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.371
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.644
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.440
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.101
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.411
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.903
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.588
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.775
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.774
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.441
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.324
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 Cites20010
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20031
Self Cites20044
Self Cites20054
Self Cites20066
Self Cites20078
Self Cites20086
Self Cites200920
Self Cites201033
Self Cites201136
Self Cites201285
Self Cites2013112
Self Cites2014209
Self Cites2015241
Self Cites2016282
Self Cites2017314
Total Cites20010
Total Cites20026
Total Cites200310
Total Cites200446
Total Cites200565
Total Cites200685
Total Cites2007151
Total Cites2008129
Total Cites2009307
Total Cites2010515
Total Cites2011727
Total Cites2012928
Total Cites20131161
Total Cites20141584
Total Cites20152530
Total Cites20162908
Total Cites20173223
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 document20010
External Cites per document20020.750
External Cites per document20030.529
External Cites per document20041.680
External Cites per document20051.386
External Cites per document20061.580
External Cites per document20071.986
External Cites per document20081.367
External Cites per document20092.225
External Cites per document20102.939
External Cites per document20113.259
External Cites per document20123.230
External Cites per document20132.914
External Cites per document20142.639
External Cites per document20152.725
External Cites per document20162.523
External Cites per document20172.486
Cites per document20010.000
Cites per document20020.750
Cites per document20030.588
Cites per document20041.840
Cites per document20051.477
Cites per document20061.700
Cites per document20072.097
Cites per document20081.433
Cites per document20092.380
Cites per document20103.140
Cites per document20113.429
Cites per document20123.556
Cites per document20133.225
Cites per document20143.040
Cites per document20153.012
Cites per document20162.793
Cites per document20172.755
% 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 documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents201318
Non-citable documents201421
Non-citable documents201522
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents201711
Citable documents20010
Citable documents20028
Citable documents200317
Citable documents200425
Citable documents200544
Citable documents200650
Citable documents200772
Citable documents200890
Citable documents2009129
Citable documents2010164
Citable documents2011212
Citable documents2012261
Citable documents2013360
Citable documents2014521
Citable documents2015840
Citable documents20161041
Citable documents20171170
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 documents20010
Uncited documents20023
Uncited documents200310
Uncited documents200412
Uncited documents200516
Uncited documents200617
Uncited documents200718
Uncited documents200838
Uncited documents200927
Uncited documents201031
Uncited documents201140
Uncited documents201246
Uncited documents201390
Uncited documents2014102
Uncited documents2015167
Uncited documents2016226
Uncited documents2017228
Cited documents20010
Cited documents20025
Cited documents20037
Cited documents200413
Cited documents200528
Cited documents200633
Cited documents200755
Cited documents200854
Cited documents2009104
Cited documents2010135
Cited documents2011173
Cited documents2012217
Cited documents2013288
Cited documents2014440
Cited documents2015695
Cited documents2016822
Cited documents2017953
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