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Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapyopen access

Country New Zealand  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of New Zealand
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Internal Medicine

Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
PublisherDove Medical Press Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
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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.

Internal Medicine2010Q3
Internal Medicine2011Q3
Internal Medicine2012Q2
Internal Medicine2013Q2
Internal Medicine2014Q1
Internal Medicine2015Q1
Internal Medicine2016Q1
Internal Medicine2017Q1

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)20100.667
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.771
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.653
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.506
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.576
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.402
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.180
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.763
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.771
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.653
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.913
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.540
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.361
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.696
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.771
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.852
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.978
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.736
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.353
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.079
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 Cites20101
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20148
Self Cites20157
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20177
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201014
Total Cites201127
Total Cites201281
Total Cites2013187
Total Cites2014407
Total Cites2015681
Total Cites2016724
Total Cites2017595
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 document20100.619
External Cites per document20110.771
External Cites per document20121.612
External Cites per document20132.735
External Cites per document20143.837
External Cites per document20154.493
External Cites per document20164.349
External Cites per document20173.652
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.667
Cites per document20110.771
Cites per document20121.653
Cites per document20132.750
Cites per document20143.913
Cites per document20154.540
Cites per document20164.361
Cites per document20173.696
% 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 documents20101
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20173
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201021
Citable documents201135
Citable documents201249
Citable documents201368
Citable documents2014104
Citable documents2015150
Citable documents2016166
Citable documents2017161
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 documents201014
Uncited documents201121
Uncited documents201214
Uncited documents201318
Uncited documents201425
Uncited documents201524
Uncited documents201629
Uncited documents201729
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20108
Cited documents201115
Cited documents201236
Cited documents201352
Cited documents201482
Cited documents2015131
Cited documents2016141
Cited documents2017135
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