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Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases

Country Iran  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Iran
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherIranian Society of Nephrology
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17358604, 17358582
Scope The Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases (IJKD), a peer-reviewed journal in English, is the official publication of the Iranian Society of Nephrology. The aim of the IJKD is the worldwide reflection of the knowledge produced by the scientists and clinicians in nephrology. Published quarterly since 2007, the IJKD provides a new platform for advancement of the field. The journal’s objective is to serve as a focal point for debates and exchange of knowledge and experience among researchers in a global context. Original papers, case reports, and invited reviews on all aspects of the kidney diseases, hypertension, dialysis, and transplantation will be covered by the IJKD.


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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.


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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.105
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.305
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.875
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.091
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.256
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.419
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.410
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.524
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.472
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.320
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.105
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.305
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.875
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.151
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.153
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.418
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.350
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.578
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.543
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.311
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.105
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.305
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.988
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.151
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.159
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.233
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.223
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.767
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.368
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.229
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20096
Self Cites201020
Self Cites201130
Self Cites201233
Self Cites201354
Self Cites201460
Self Cites201563
Self Cites201611
Self Cites201719
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20082
Total Cites200918
Total Cites201091
Total Cites2011168
Total Cites2012211
Total Cites2013312
Total Cites2014316
Total Cites2015366
Total Cites2016338
Total Cites2017270
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 document20070
External Cites per document20080.105
External Cites per document20090.203
External Cites per document20100.683
External Cites per document20110.945
External Cites per document20120.973
External Cites per document20131.173
External Cites per document20141.094
External Cites per document20151.306
External Cites per document20161.493
External Cites per document20171.218
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.105
Cites per document20090.305
Cites per document20100.875
Cites per document20111.151
Cites per document20121.153
Cites per document20131.418
Cites per document20141.350
Cites per document20151.578
Cites per document20161.543
Cites per document20171.311
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20098
Non-citable documents201021
Non-citable documents201131
Non-citable documents201239
Non-citable documents201355
Non-citable documents201479
Non-citable documents201597
Non-citable documents201678
Non-citable documents201746
Citable documents20070
Citable documents200819
Citable documents200959
Citable documents2010104
Citable documents2011146
Citable documents2012183
Citable documents2013220
Citable documents2014234
Citable documents2015232
Citable documents2016219
Citable documents2017206
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 documents20070
Uncited documents200820
Uncited documents200953
Uncited documents201074
Uncited documents201190
Uncited documents2012114
Uncited documents2013138
Uncited documents2014170
Uncited documents2015176
Uncited documents2016174
Uncited documents2017126
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20081
Cited documents200914
Cited documents201051
Cited documents201187
Cited documents2012108
Cited documents2013137
Cited documents2014143
Cited documents2015153
Cited documents2016123
Cited documents2017126
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