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Osteopathic Family Physician


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

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Elsevier Inc.



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Osteopathic Family Physician (OFP), the official journal of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, is a peer-reviewed publication whose purpose is to deliver information that helps osteopathic family physicians care for their patients, improve their practices, and better understand the activities ACOFP is taking on for their behalf. The content areas of the journal reflect the interests of Association members in such diverse topic areas as preventive medicine, managed care, osteopathic principles and practices, pain management, public health, medical education, and practice management. The journal's particular emphases includes an active forum for the presentation of family medicine research in diverse settings, involving medical students, residents, fellows, and practicing professionals. Osteopathic Family Physician provides a forum for careful systematic reviews of primary care. As the official journal of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Osteopathic Family Physician publishes policy statements, communications from the Board of Governors, and notices of important Committee and Special Interest Group projects. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Family Practice2010Q4
Family Practice2011Q4
Family Practice2012Q4
Family Practice2013Q4
Family Practice2014Q4
Family Practice2015Q4
Family Practice2016Q3
Family Practice2017Q3
Family Practice2018Q4
Family Practice2019Q4

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.093
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.050
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.062
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.180
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.233
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.369
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.336
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.095
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.093
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.050
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.221
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.271
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.153
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.069
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.024
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.093
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.043
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.328
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.349
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.255
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.089
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.033
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.019
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20114
Total Cites20124
Total Cites20137
Total Cites201423
Total Cites201526
Total Cites201639
Total Cites201713
Total Cites20186
Total Cites20192
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.000
External Cites per document20110.070
External Cites per document20120.050
External Cites per document20130.061
External Cites per document20140.221
External Cites per document20150.271
External Cites per document20160.404
External Cites per document20170.153
External Cites per document20180.069
External Cites per document20190.024
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.093
Cites per document20120.050
Cites per document20130.071
Cites per document20140.221
Cites per document20150.271
Cites per document20160.438
Cites per document20170.153
Cites per document20180.069
Cites per document20190.024
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents201114
Non-citable documents201223
Non-citable documents201329
Non-citable documents201427
Non-citable documents201533
Non-citable documents201640
Non-citable documents201752
Non-citable documents201854
Non-citable documents201970
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201014
Citable documents201143
Citable documents201280
Citable documents201399
Citable documents2014104
Citable documents201596
Citable documents201689
Citable documents201785
Citable documents201887
Citable documents201984
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201018
Uncited documents201153
Uncited documents2012100
Uncited documents2013122
Uncited documents2014116
Uncited documents2015111
Uncited documents2016107
Uncited documents2017124
Uncited documents2018136
Uncited documents2019152
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20114
Cited documents20123
Cited documents20136
Cited documents201415
Cited documents201518
Cited documents201622
Cited documents201713
Cited documents20185
Cited documents20192
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