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Annals of African Medicine

Country India  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of India
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherMedknow Publications
Publication typeJournals
ISSN15963519, 09755764
Scope The Annals of African Medicine is published by the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria and the Annals of African Medicine Society. The Journal is intended to serve as a medium for the publication of research findings in the broad field of Medicine in Africa and other developing countries, and elsewhere which have relevance to Africa. It will serve as a source of information on the state of the art of Medicine in Africa, for continuing education for doctors in Africa and other developing countries, and also for the publication of meetings and conferences. The journal will publish articles I any field of Medicine and other fields which have relevance or implications for Medicine.


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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.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q3

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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.046
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.077
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.319
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.517
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.092
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.021
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.162
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.011
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.944
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.712
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.806
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.046
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.077
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.320
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.577
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.901
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.093
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.022
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.828
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.611
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.728
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.046
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.090
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.418
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.529
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.011
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.854
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.926
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.805
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.887
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 Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20094
Self Cites20103
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20153
Self Cites20165
Self Cites20176
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20060
Total Cites20074
Total Cites200810
Total Cites200940
Total Cites201075
Total Cites2011138
Total Cites2012136
Total Cites2013153
Total Cites2014140
Total Cites2015101
Total Cites201669
Total Cites201775
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 document20060.000
External Cites per document20070.046
External Cites per document20080.077
External Cites per document20090.288
External Cites per document20100.554
External Cites per document20111.038
External Cites per document20120.881
External Cites per document20131.064
External Cites per document20140.993
External Cites per document20150.803
External Cites per document20160.566
External Cites per document20170.670
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.046
Cites per document20080.077
Cites per document20090.320
Cites per document20100.577
Cites per document20111.053
Cites per document20120.901
Cites per document20131.093
Cites per document20141.022
Cites per document20150.828
Cites per document20160.611
Cites per document20170.728
% 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 documents20068
Non-citable documents200713
Non-citable documents200817
Non-citable documents200914
Non-citable documents201019
Non-citable documents201128
Non-citable documents201234
Non-citable documents201338
Non-citable documents201437
Non-citable documents201538
Non-citable documents201631
Non-citable documents201728
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200641
Citable documents200787
Citable documents2008130
Citable documents2009125
Citable documents2010130
Citable documents2011131
Citable documents2012151
Citable documents2013140
Citable documents2014137
Citable documents2015122
Citable documents2016113
Citable documents2017103
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 documents200649
Uncited documents200796
Uncited documents2008137
Uncited documents2009109
Uncited documents201093
Uncited documents201181
Uncited documents2012109
Uncited documents201399
Uncited documents201496
Uncited documents201597
Uncited documents201694
Uncited documents201789
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20074
Cited documents200810
Cited documents200930
Cited documents201056
Cited documents201178
Cited documents201276
Cited documents201379
Cited documents201478
Cited documents201563
Cited documents201650
Cited documents201742
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