Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicineopen access

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

H-Index

100

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

1741427X, 17414288

Coverage

2005-2021

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
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
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
2011544
2012874
20131316
2014727
2015962
2016642
2017664
2018759
2019786
20201169
20211616
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)20062.937
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.599
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.379
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.515
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.431
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.054
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.569
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.727
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.450
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.527
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.439
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.415
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.189
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.249
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.659
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.902
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.937
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.599
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.379
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.241
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.925
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.475
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.711
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.439
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.495
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.164
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.161
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.029
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.541
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.783
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20062.937
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.599
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.744
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.968
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.922
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.374
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.688
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.330
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.275
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.963
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.037
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.866
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.829
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.615
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 Cites2012329
Self Cites2013983
Self Cites2014553
Self Cites2015678
Self Cites2016411
Self Cites2017317
Self Cites2018312
Self Cites2019332
Self Cites2020511
Self Cites2021691
Total Cites20050
Total Cites2006232
Total Cites2007395
Total Cites2008559
Total Cites2009513
Total Cites2010502
Total Cites2011832
Total Cites20121693
Total Cites20134037
Total Cites20146668
Total Cites20157278
Total Cites20166950
Total Cites20175044
Total Cites20184902
Total Cites20194190
Total Cites20205613
Total Cites20217552
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 document20061.507
External Cites per document20071.993
External Cites per document20082.146
External Cites per document20092.097
External Cites per document20102.355
External Cites per document20112.743
External Cites per document20122.054
External Cites per document20132.085
External Cites per document20142.275
External Cites per document20152.331
External Cites per document20162.261
External Cites per document20172.116
External Cites per document20182.086
External Cites per document20191.908
External Cites per document20202.347
External Cites per document20212.554
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20062.937
Cites per document20072.599
Cites per document20082.379
Cites per document20092.250
Cites per document20102.241
Cites per document20113.925
Cites per document20122.475
Cites per document20132.711
Cites per document20142.439
Cites per document20152.495
Cites per document20162.313
Cites per document20172.164
Cites per document20182.161
Cites per document20192.029
Cites per document20202.541
Cites per document20212.783
% 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
201120.22
201221.62
201324.54
201423.11
201521.00
201620.56
201715.36
201815.68
201913.49
202014.54
202112.50
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
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200673
Citable documents2007139
Citable documents2008213
Citable documents2009206
Citable documents2010200
Citable documents2011187
Citable documents2012664
Citable documents20131465
Citable documents20142688
Citable documents20152832
Citable documents20162892
Citable documents20172234
Citable documents20182200
Citable documents20192022
Citable documents20202174
Citable documents20212686
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 documents200740
Uncited documents200876
Uncited documents200957
Uncited documents201071
Uncited documents201130
Uncited documents2012147
Uncited documents2013281
Uncited documents2014605
Uncited documents2015598
Uncited documents2016750
Uncited documents2017558
Uncited documents2018567
Uncited documents2019586
Uncited documents2020492
Uncited documents2021585
Cited documents20050
Cited documents200660
Cited documents2007112
Cited documents2008159
Cited documents2009171
Cited documents2010153
Cited documents2011182
Cited documents2012537
Cited documents20131208
Cited documents20142129
Cited documents20152319
Cited documents20162255
Cited documents20171773
Cited documents20181701
Cited documents20191479
Cited documents20201717
Cited documents20212129
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