Scimago Journal & Country Rank

North American Journal of Medical Sciencesopen access

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherMedknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19472714, 22501541

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.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q2

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.623
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.338
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.487
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.683
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.977
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.623
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.338
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.487
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.769
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.029
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.814
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.623
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.338
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.528
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.754
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.741
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.675
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20125
Self Cites201364
Self Cites20148
Self Cites201511
Self Cites20168
Self Cites20170
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201271
Total Cites2013305
Total Cites2014510
Total Cites2015612
Total Cites2016688
Total Cites2017508
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.579
External Cites per document20131.057
External Cites per document20141.464
External Cites per document20151.737
External Cites per document20162.006
External Cites per document20171.814
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.623
Cites per document20131.338
Cites per document20141.487
Cites per document20151.769
Cites per document20162.029
Cites per document20171.814
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents201348
Non-citable documents201486
Non-citable documents2015101
Non-citable documents201667
Non-citable documents201735
Citable documents20110
Citable documents2012114
Citable documents2013228
Citable documents2014343
Citable documents2015346
Citable documents2016339
Citable documents2017280
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201272
Uncited documents2013130
Uncited documents2014206
Uncited documents2015201
Uncited documents2016177
Uncited documents2017131
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201243
Cited documents2013146
Cited documents2014223
Cited documents2015246
Cited documents2016229
Cited documents2017184
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