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Korean Journal of Pediatricsopen access

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

PublisherKorean Pediatric Society
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17831061, 20927258
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
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2018Q2
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2019Q2

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)20120.631
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.890
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.005
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.178
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.320
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.229
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.378
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.414
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.304
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.631
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.890
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.152
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.233
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.288
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.186
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.336
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.393
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.631
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.092
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.128
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.183
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.274
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.995
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.187
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.386
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
Self Cites201815
Self Cites201914
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201149
Total Cites2012159
Total Cites2013298
Total Cites2014303
Total Cites2015318
Total Cites2016340
Total Cites2017350
Total Cites2018362
Total Cites2019344
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 document20120.599
External Cites per document20130.848
External Cites per document20141.114
External Cites per document20151.190
External Cites per document20161.258
External Cites per document20171.159
External Cites per document20181.280
External Cites per document20191.336
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.304
Cites per document20120.631
Cites per document20130.890
Cites per document20141.152
Cites per document20151.233
Cites per document20161.288
Cites per document20171.186
Cites per document20181.336
Cites per document20191.393
% 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 documents20147
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents201611
Non-citable documents20179
Non-citable documents20186
Non-citable documents20198
Citable documents20100
Citable documents2011161
Citable documents2012252
Citable documents2013335
Citable documents2014263
Citable documents2015258
Citable documents2016264
Citable documents2017295
Citable documents2018271
Citable documents2019247
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 documents2012166
Uncited documents2013200
Uncited documents2014112
Uncited documents2015113
Uncited documents2016123
Uncited documents2017146
Uncited documents2018113
Uncited documents2019108
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201138
Cited documents201287
Cited documents2013137
Cited documents2014158
Cited documents2015156
Cited documents2016152
Cited documents2017158
Cited documents2018164
Cited documents2019147
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