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Korean Journal of Family Medicineopen access


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea

Subject Area and Category


Korean Academy of Family Medicine



Publication type



20056443, 20926715





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Korean Journal of Family Medicine (KJFM) is an open access, peer-reviewed, online-only general medical journal. KJFM mainly publishes original articles, narrative reviews, systematic reviews with or without meta-analysis, case reports, letters, editorials, and brief communications covering a broad range of interests related with the field of family medicine such as clinical management of common primary diseases (e.g., dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, etc.), health promotion (e.g., smoking cessation, quitting drinking, exercise, lifestyle modification, etc.), cancer prevention and early detection, travel medicine, geriatrics, nutrition and diet, epidemiology, education (medical students, residents in family medicine, patients, etc.), medical ethics, health care system, etc., all of which ultimately will assist family physicians in primarycare. 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.

Family Practice2010Q3
Family Practice2011Q3
Family Practice2012Q3
Family Practice2013Q3
Family Practice2014Q2
Family Practice2015Q1
Family Practice2016Q1
Family Practice2017Q2
Family Practice2018Q2
Family Practice2019Q2
Family Practice2020Q2
Family Practice2021Q2

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.118
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.100
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.164
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.327
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.637
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.050
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.021
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.924
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.965
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.279
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.597
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.118
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.164
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.372
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.893
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.198
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.029
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.872
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.937
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.939
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.550
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.165
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.577
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.984
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.263
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.626
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.813
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.947
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.894
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.082
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.654
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 Cites20106
Self Cites20115
Self Cites20129
Self Cites20137
Self Cites201412
Self Cites20158
Self Cites20168
Self Cites20174
Self Cites20185
Self Cites201913
Self Cites202015
Self Cites202119
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201011
Total Cites201118
Total Cites201237
Total Cites201371
Total Cites2014151
Total Cites2015206
Total Cites2016177
Total Cites2017150
Total Cites2018177
Total Cites2019185
Total Cites2020253
Total Cites2021313
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 document20100.062
External Cites per document20110.083
External Cites per document20120.140
External Cites per document20130.383
External Cites per document20140.979
External Cites per document20151.489
External Cites per document20161.252
External Cites per document20171.043
External Cites per document20181.075
External Cites per document20191.018
External Cites per document20201.392
External Cites per document20211.642
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.118
Cites per document20110.100
Cites per document20120.164
Cites per document20130.372
Cites per document20140.893
Cites per document20151.198
Cites per document20161.029
Cites per document20170.872
Cites per document20180.937
Cites per document20190.939
Cites per document20201.265
Cites per document20211.550
% 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 documents201012
Non-citable documents201124
Non-citable documents201226
Non-citable documents201324
Non-citable documents201427
Non-citable documents201539
Non-citable documents201637
Non-citable documents201732
Non-citable documents201829
Non-citable documents201928
Non-citable documents202029
Non-citable documents202123
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201081
Citable documents2011156
Citable documents2012200
Citable documents2013167
Citable documents2014142
Citable documents2015133
Citable documents2016135
Citable documents2017140
Citable documents2018160
Citable documents2019169
Citable documents2020171
Citable documents2021179
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 documents201084
Uncited documents2011165
Uncited documents2012195
Uncited documents2013149
Uncited documents201490
Uncited documents201581
Uncited documents2016101
Uncited documents201796
Uncited documents2018102
Uncited documents2019106
Uncited documents202088
Uncited documents202186
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20109
Cited documents201115
Cited documents201231
Cited documents201342
Cited documents201479
Cited documents201591
Cited documents201671
Cited documents201776
Cited documents201887
Cited documents201991
Cited documents2020112
Cited documents2021116
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