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Medical Acupuncture

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
PublisherMary Ann Liebert Inc.
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.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine2009Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2010Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2011Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2012Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2013Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2014Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2015Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2016Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2017Q3

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.595
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.382
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.416
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.415
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.410
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.562
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.450
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.628
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.595
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.382
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.384
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.442
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.592
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.487
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.595
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.187
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.342
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.458
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.422
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.733
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.340
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.538
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20092
Self Cites20108
Self Cites20115
Self Cites201216
Self Cites201310
Self Cites201413
Self Cites201517
Self Cites201621
Self Cites201715
Total Cites20080
Total Cites200922
Total Cites201029
Total Cites201128
Total Cites201243
Total Cites201345
Total Cites201453
Total Cites201574
Total Cites201675
Total Cites201777
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.541
External Cites per document20100.276
External Cites per document20110.205
External Cites per document20120.241
External Cites per document20130.324
External Cites per document20140.333
External Cites per document20150.456
External Cites per document20160.351
External Cites per document20170.419
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.595
Cites per document20100.382
Cites per document20110.250
Cites per document20120.384
Cites per document20130.417
Cites per document20140.442
Cites per document20150.592
Cites per document20160.487
Cites per document20170.520
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents200941
Non-citable documents201054
Non-citable documents201165
Non-citable documents201234
Non-citable documents201334
Non-citable documents201438
Non-citable documents201544
Non-citable documents201648
Non-citable documents201754
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200937
Citable documents201076
Citable documents2011112
Citable documents2012112
Citable documents2013108
Citable documents2014120
Citable documents2015125
Citable documents2016154
Citable documents2017148
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200968
Uncited documents2010113
Uncited documents2011155
Uncited documents2012118
Uncited documents2013112
Uncited documents2014124
Uncited documents2015120
Uncited documents2016160
Uncited documents2017166
Cited documents20080
Cited documents200910
Cited documents201017
Cited documents201122
Cited documents201228
Cited documents201330
Cited documents201434
Cited documents201549
Cited documents201642
Cited documents201736
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