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Korean Journal of Pediatricsopen access

Country South Korea  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Korea
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health

PublisherKorean Pediatric Society
Publication typeJournals
ISSN20927258, 17381061
Scope Korean J Pediatr covers clinical and research works relevant to all aspects of child healthcare. The journal aims to serve pediatricians through the prompt publication of significant advances in any field of pediatrics and to rapidly disseminate recently updated knowledge to the public. Additionally, it will initiate dynamic, international, academic discussions concerning the major topics related to pediatrics. Manuscripts are categorized as review articles, original articles, and case reports. Areas of specific interest include: Growth and development, Neonatology, Pediatric neurology, Pediatric nephrology, Pediatric endocrinology, Pediatric cardiology, Pediatric allergy, Pediatric pulmonology, Pediatric infectious diseases, Pediatric immunology, Pediatric hemato-oncology, Pediatric gastroenterology, Nutrition, Human genetics, Metabolic diseases, Adolescence medicine, General pediatrics.


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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.

Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2011Q3
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2012Q3
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2013Q3
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2014Q3
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2015Q2
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2016Q2
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2017Q2

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.304
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.623
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.893
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.016
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.284
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.181
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.304
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.623
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.893
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.170
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.208
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.248
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.145
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.623
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.103
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.156
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.158
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.233
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.957
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 Cites20119
Self Cites20128
Self Cites201314
Self Cites201410
Self Cites201511
Self Cites20168
Self Cites20178
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201149
Total Cites2012157
Total Cites2013299
Total Cites2014309
Total Cites2015314
Total Cites2016332
Total Cites2017339
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 document20110.248
External Cites per document20120.591
External Cites per document20130.851
External Cites per document20141.133
External Cites per document20151.165
External Cites per document20161.218
External Cites per document20171.118
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.304
Cites per document20120.623
Cites per document20130.893
Cites per document20141.170
Cites per document20151.208
Cites per document20161.248
Cites per document20171.145
% 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 documents20121
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20159
Non-citable documents20169
Non-citable documents20178
Citable documents20100
Citable documents2011161
Citable documents2012252
Citable documents2013335
Citable documents2014264
Citable documents2015260
Citable documents2016266
Citable documents2017296
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 documents2011124
Uncited documents2012167
Uncited documents2013200
Uncited documents2014110
Uncited documents2015113
Uncited documents2016125
Uncited documents2017148
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201138
Cited documents201286
Cited documents2013137
Cited documents2014160
Cited documents2015156
Cited documents2016150
Cited documents2017156
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