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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicineopen access

Country Egypt  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Egypt
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
PublisherHindawi Publishing Corporation
Publication typeJournals
ISSN1741427X, 17414288
Scope Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM) is an international, peer-reviewed journal that seeks to understand the sources and to encourage rigorous research in this new, yet ancient world of complementary and alternative medicine. The Journal seeks to apply scientific rigor to the study of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities, particularly traditional Asian healing systems. eCAM emphasizes health outcome, while documenting biological mechanisms of action. The journal is devoted to the advancement of science in the field of basic research, clinical studies, methodology or scientific theory in diverse areas of Biomedical Sciences.


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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.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine2006Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2007Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2008Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2009Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2010Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2011Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2012Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2013Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2014Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2015Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2016Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2017Q1

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)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.197
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.769
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.569
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.711
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.646
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.496
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.454
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.662
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.438
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.497
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.398
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.342
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.197
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.769
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.569
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.428
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.453
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.321
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.331
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.632
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.418
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.504
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.295
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.109
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.197
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.769
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.908
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.113
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.016
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.603
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.182
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.590
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.345
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.321
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.981
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.973
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 Cites20050
Self Cites2006131
Self Cites2007121
Self Cites2008106
Self Cites200980
Self Cites201026
Self Cites2011321
Self Cites2012332
Self Cites2013987
Self Cites2014555
Self Cites2015696
Self Cites2016419
Self Cites2017326
Total Cites20050
Total Cites2006243
Total Cites2007396
Total Cites2008560
Total Cites2009505
Total Cites2010493
Total Cites2011808
Total Cites20121550
Total Cites20133866
Total Cites20146528
Total Cites20157126
Total Cites20166681
Total Cites20174743
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 document20050
External Cites per document20061.474
External Cites per document20071.923
External Cites per document20082.083
External Cites per document20092.043
External Cites per document20102.323
External Cites per document20112.604
External Cites per document20121.832
External Cites per document20131.960
External Cites per document20142.212
External Cites per document20152.259
External Cites per document20162.151
External Cites per document20171.964
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20063.197
Cites per document20072.769
Cites per document20082.569
Cites per document20092.428
Cites per document20102.453
Cites per document20114.321
Cites per document20122.331
Cites per document20132.632
Cites per document20142.418
Cites per document20152.504
Cites per document20162.295
Cites per document20172.109
% 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 documents20050
Non-citable documents20066
Non-citable documents200715
Non-citable documents200825
Non-citable documents200926
Non-citable documents201026
Non-citable documents201126
Non-citable documents201222
Non-citable documents201330
Non-citable documents201463
Non-citable documents2015111
Non-citable documents2016147
Non-citable documents2017136
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200676
Citable documents2007143
Citable documents2008218
Citable documents2009208
Citable documents2010201
Citable documents2011187
Citable documents2012665
Citable documents20131469
Citable documents20142700
Citable documents20152846
Citable documents20162911
Citable documents20172249
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 documents20050
Uncited documents200619
Uncited documents200743
Uncited documents200879
Uncited documents200965
Uncited documents201076
Uncited documents201133
Uncited documents2012164
Uncited documents2013291
Uncited documents2014639
Uncited documents2015641
Uncited documents2016808
Uncited documents2017652
Cited documents20050
Cited documents200663
Cited documents2007115
Cited documents2008164
Cited documents2009169
Cited documents2010151
Cited documents2011180
Cited documents2012523
Cited documents20131208
Cited documents20142124
Cited documents20152316
Cited documents20162250
Cited documents20171733
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