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World Allergy Organization Journalopen access


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

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BioMed Central Ltd.



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The official pubication of the World Allergy Organization, the World Allergy Organization Journal (WAOjournal) publishes original mechanistic, translational, and clinical research on the topics of allergy, asthma, anaphylaxis, and clincial immunology, as well as reviews, guidelines, and position papers that contribute to the improvement of patient care. WAOjournal publishes research on the growth of allergy prevalence within the scope of single countries, country comparisons, and practical global issues and regulations, or threats to the allergy specialty. The Journal invites the submissions of all authors interested in publishing on current global problems in allergy, asthma, anaphylaxis, and immunology. Of particular interest are the immunological consequences of climate change and the subsequent systematic transformations in food habits and their consequences for the allergy/immunology discipline. 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.

Immunology and Allergy2011Q4
Immunology and Allergy2012Q4
Immunology and Allergy2013Q3
Immunology and Allergy2014Q2
Immunology and Allergy2015Q1
Immunology and Allergy2016Q1
Immunology and Allergy2017Q1
Immunology and Allergy2018Q2
Immunology and Allergy2019Q2
Immunology and Allergy2020Q2
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2018Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2019Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2020Q2

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.489
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.564
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.211
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.787
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.028
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20166.718
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20176.380
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20185.039
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.373
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.964
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.489
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.564
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.509
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.096
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20166.989
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20176.196
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.538
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.637
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.836
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.489
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.564
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.591
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.672
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20166.871
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.865
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.634
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.437
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.632
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20136
Self Cites201413
Self Cites201510
Self Cites201622
Self Cites201749
Self Cites201822
Self Cites201924
Self Cites202045
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201122
Total Cites201253
Total Cites2013161
Total Cites2014386
Total Cites2015479
Total Cites2016643
Total Cites2017663
Total Cites2018540
Total Cites2019451
Total Cites2020610
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.455
External Cites per document20120.571
External Cites per document20131.220
External Cites per document20143.587
External Cites per document20155.518
External Cites per document20167.221
External Cites per document20176.020
External Cites per document20184.427
External Cites per document20193.619
External Cites per document20203.870
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.489
Cites per document20120.564
Cites per document20131.211
Cites per document20143.509
Cites per document20155.096
Cites per document20166.989
Cites per document20176.196
Cites per document20184.538
Cites per document20193.637
Cites per document20203.836
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20159
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20196
Non-citable documents202013
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201144
Citable documents201291
Citable documents2013127
Citable documents2014104
Citable documents201585
Citable documents201686
Citable documents2017102
Citable documents2018117
Citable documents2019118
Citable documents2020146
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 documents20100
Uncited documents201132
Uncited documents201266
Uncited documents201387
Uncited documents201452
Uncited documents201535
Uncited documents201623
Uncited documents201718
Uncited documents201828
Uncited documents201924
Uncited documents202032
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201113
Cited documents201228
Cited documents201346
Cited documents201458
Cited documents201559
Cited documents201669
Cited documents201789
Cited documents201891
Cited documents2019100
Cited documents2020127
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