Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicineopen access

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States
Media Ranking in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

H-Index

112

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

17414288, 1741427X

Coverage

2005-2022

Information

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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. The journal does not consider articles on homeopathy. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
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
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2018Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2019Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2020Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2021Q2
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2022Q2
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20060.427
20070.681
20080.855
20090.718
20100.774
20110.787
20120.509
20130.614
20140.747
20150.784
20160.747
20170.683
20180.590
20190.510
20200.552
20210.461
20220.469
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
200579
200673
200783
200872
200969
201071
2011543
2012874
20131316
2014727
2015962
2016642
2017664
2018756
2019786
20201168
20211614
20222034
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)20062.962
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.638
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.409
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.521
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.431
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.092
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.579
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.731
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.449
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.538
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.452
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.430
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.201
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.275
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.728
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.947
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20223.021
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.962
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.638
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.409
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.259
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.241
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.958
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.480
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.713
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.504
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.324
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.180
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.172
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.048
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.611
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.819
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20222.926
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20062.962
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.638
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.756
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.974
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.922
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.286
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.378
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.690
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.331
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.283
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.969
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.872
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.844
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.469
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.642
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20222.699
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20050
Self Cites2006122
Self Cites2007118
Self Cites2008102
Self Cites200981
Self Cites201031
Self Cites2011319
Self Cites2012327
Self Cites2013983
Self Cites2014552
Self Cites2015678
Self Cites2016411
Self Cites2017317
Self Cites2018311
Self Cites2019332
Self Cites2020509
Self Cites2021690
Self Cites2022783
Total Cites20050
Total Cites2006234
Total Cites2007401
Total Cites2008566
Total Cites2009515
Total Cites2010502
Total Cites2011839
Total Cites20121694
Total Cites20134037
Total Cites20146663
Total Cites20157304
Total Cites20166983
Total Cites20175082
Total Cites20184926
Total Cites20194223
Total Cites20205759
Total Cites20217640
Total Cites202210441
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20050
External Cites per document20061.418
External Cites per document20071.862
External Cites per document20081.974
External Cites per document20091.904
External Cites per document20102.103
External Cites per document20112.453
External Cites per document20122.001
External Cites per document20132.052
External Cites per document20142.236
External Cites per document20152.272
External Cites per document20162.187
External Cites per document20172.044
External Cites per document20182.035
External Cites per document20191.887
External Cites per document20202.380
External Cites per document20212.565
External Cites per document20222.707
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20062.962
Cites per document20072.638
Cites per document20082.409
Cites per document20092.259
Cites per document20102.241
Cites per document20113.958
Cites per document20122.480
Cites per document20132.713
Cites per document20142.438
Cites per document20152.504
Cites per document20162.324
Cites per document20172.180
Cites per document20182.172
Cites per document20192.048
Cites per document20202.611
Cites per document20212.819
Cites per document20222.926
% 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
200511.39
200619.18
200719.28
200819.44
200913.04
201015.49
201120.26
201221.62
201324.54
201423.11
201521.00
201620.56
201715.36
201815.74
201913.49
202014.55
202112.39
202212.88
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20066
Non-citable documents200713
Non-citable documents200822
Non-citable documents200922
Non-citable documents201024
Non-citable documents201125
Non-citable documents201220
Non-citable documents201324
Non-citable documents201446
Non-citable documents201585
Non-citable documents2016113
Non-citable documents201797
Non-citable documents201868
Non-citable documents201943
Non-citable documents202035
Non-citable documents202128
Non-citable documents202214
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200673
Citable documents2007139
Citable documents2008213
Citable documents2009206
Citable documents2010200
Citable documents2011187
Citable documents2012663
Citable documents20131464
Citable documents20142687
Citable documents20152832
Citable documents20162892
Citable documents20172234
Citable documents20182200
Citable documents20192019
Citable documents20202171
Citable documents20212682
Citable documents20223554
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20050
Uncited documents200619
Uncited documents200739
Uncited documents200876
Uncited documents200957
Uncited documents201071
Uncited documents201129
Uncited documents2012147
Uncited documents2013281
Uncited documents2014603
Uncited documents2015593
Uncited documents2016748
Uncited documents2017555
Uncited documents2018565
Uncited documents2019581
Uncited documents2020481
Uncited documents2021587
Uncited documents2022687
Cited documents20050
Cited documents200660
Cited documents2007113
Cited documents2008159
Cited documents2009171
Cited documents2010153
Cited documents2011183
Cited documents2012536
Cited documents20131207
Cited documents20142130
Cited documents20152324
Cited documents20162257
Cited documents20171776
Cited documents20181703
Cited documents20191481
Cited documents20201725
Cited documents20212123
Cited documents20222881
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