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Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciencesopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

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Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences

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-Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, publish articles related to field of medical sciences and basic sciences such as: critical care, disaster medicine, trauma, environmental diseases, toxicology and forensic medicine, pediatric emergency, pre-hospital emergency, emergency nursing, ethics and health policy, infectious diseases and pharmaceutical sciences and other related. This journal adheres to all the principles of the International Committee of the Editors of Medical Reports and the Ethics Committee on Medical Publications. The journal covers the following types of articles: Original / research paper Review Short report Case report Letter to the editor. 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.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q4

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)20100.045
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.062
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.100
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.204
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.123
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.151
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.157
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.191
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.225
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.222
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.045
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.062
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.157
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.109
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.160
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.155
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.189
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.225
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.209
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.062
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.122
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.181
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.055
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.158
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.195
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.227
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.215
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.231
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 Cites20121
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20154
Self Cites20168
Self Cites201712
Self Cites201811
Self Cites20195
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20101
Total Cites20114
Total Cites201212
Total Cites201318
Total Cites201414
Total Cites201521
Total Cites201627
Total Cites201736
Total Cites201846
Total Cites201945
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 document20100.045
External Cites per document20110.046
External Cites per document20120.092
External Cites per document20130.122
External Cites per document20140.094
External Cites per document20150.130
External Cites per document20160.109
External Cites per document20170.126
External Cites per document20180.172
External Cites per document20190.186
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.045
Cites per document20110.062
Cites per document20120.100
Cites per document20130.157
Cites per document20140.109
Cites per document20150.160
Cites per document20160.155
Cites per document20170.189
Cites per document20180.225
Cites per document20190.209
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201022
Citable documents201165
Citable documents2012120
Citable documents2013115
Citable documents2014128
Citable documents2015131
Citable documents2016174
Citable documents2017190
Citable documents2018204
Citable documents2019215
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 documents201021
Uncited documents201162
Uncited documents2012108
Uncited documents201397
Uncited documents2014117
Uncited documents2015114
Uncited documents2016157
Uncited documents2017162
Uncited documents2018165
Uncited documents2019174
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20101
Cited documents20113
Cited documents201212
Cited documents201318
Cited documents201411
Cited documents201517
Cited documents201617
Cited documents201728
Cited documents201839
Cited documents201941
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