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Clinical Ophthalmologyopen access

Country New Zealand  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of New Zealand
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherDove Medical Press Ltd
Publication typeJournals
ISSN11775483, 11775467
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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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.119
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.335
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.462
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.666
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.783
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.725
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.814
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.024
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.119
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.335
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.462
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.674
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.805
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.664
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.862
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.119
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.335
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.659
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.626
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.630
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.922
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.137
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 Cites201016
Self Cites201141
Self Cites201275
Self Cites2013116
Self Cites2014145
Self Cites201599
Self Cites2016111
Self Cites2017111
Total Cites20090
Total Cites2010113
Total Cites2011426
Total Cites2012892
Total Cites20131373
Total Cites20141693
Total Cites20151642
Total Cites20161819
Total Cites20171987
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 document20100.960
External Cites per document20111.207
External Cites per document20121.339
External Cites per document20131.533
External Cites per document20141.650
External Cites per document20151.563
External Cites per document20161.748
External Cites per document20172.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20101.119
Cites per document20111.335
Cites per document20121.462
Cites per document20131.674
Cites per document20141.805
Cites per document20151.664
Cites per document20161.862
Cites per document20172.118
% 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 documents20116
Non-citable documents201212
Non-citable documents201320
Non-citable documents201431
Non-citable documents201532
Non-citable documents201649
Non-citable documents201753
Citable documents20090
Citable documents2010101
Citable documents2011319
Citable documents2012610
Citable documents2013820
Citable documents2014938
Citable documents2015987
Citable documents2016977
Citable documents2017938
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 documents201049
Uncited documents2011149
Uncited documents2012269
Uncited documents2013336
Uncited documents2014358
Uncited documents2015384
Uncited documents2016374
Uncited documents2017360
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201053
Cited documents2011176
Cited documents2012353
Cited documents2013504
Cited documents2014611
Cited documents2015635
Cited documents2016652
Cited documents2017631
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