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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
ISSN17414288, 1741427X
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
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2018Q1

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)20063.145
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.517
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.521
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.513
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.803
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.668
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.601
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.783
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.516
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.574
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.480
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.485
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.139
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.145
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.517
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.521
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.254
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.621
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.487
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.757
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.495
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.562
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.366
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.237
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.098
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.145
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.517
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.881
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.948
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.312
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.856
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.373
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.716
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.037
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.091
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.786
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 Cites2007108
Self Cites2008106
Self Cites200963
Self Cites201028
Self Cites2011291
Self Cites2012320
Self Cites2013993
Self Cites2014556
Self Cites2015698
Self Cites2016419
Self Cites2017326
Self Cites2018313
Total Cites20050
Total Cites2006239
Total Cites2007360
Total Cites2008532
Total Cites2009453
Total Cites2010464
Total Cites2011777
Total Cites20121614
Total Cites20134048
Total Cites20146725
Total Cites20157274
Total Cites20166870
Total Cites20175018
Total Cites20184636
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 document20061.421
External Cites per document20071.762
External Cites per document20082.019
External Cites per document20091.940
External Cites per document20102.463
External Cites per document20112.859
External Cites per document20121.994
External Cites per document20132.081
External Cites per document20142.289
External Cites per document20152.316
External Cites per document20162.221
External Cites per document20172.092
External Cites per document20181.956
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20063.145
Cites per document20072.517
Cites per document20082.521
Cites per document20092.254
Cites per document20102.621
Cites per document20114.571
Cites per document20122.487
Cites per document20132.757
Cites per document20142.495
Cites per document20152.562
Cites per document20162.366
Cites per document20172.237
Cites per document20182.098
% 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 documents201023
Non-citable documents201123
Non-citable documents201220
Non-citable documents201333
Non-citable documents201470
Non-citable documents2015117
Non-citable documents2016154
Non-citable documents2017142
Non-citable documents2018119
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200676
Citable documents2007143
Citable documents2008211
Citable documents2009201
Citable documents2010177
Citable documents2011170
Citable documents2012649
Citable documents20131468
Citable documents20142695
Citable documents20152839
Citable documents20162904
Citable documents20172243
Citable documents20182210
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 documents200745
Uncited documents200878
Uncited documents200973
Uncited documents201061
Uncited documents201131
Uncited documents2012148
Uncited documents2013286
Uncited documents2014627
Uncited documents2015627
Uncited documents2016798
Uncited documents2017614
Uncited documents2018656
Cited documents20050
Cited documents200663
Cited documents2007113
Cited documents2008158
Cited documents2009154
Cited documents2010139
Cited documents2011162
Cited documents2012521
Cited documents20131215
Cited documents20142138
Cited documents20152329
Cited documents20162260
Cited documents20171771
Cited documents20181673
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