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Korean Journal of Painopen access


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea
Media Ranking in South Korea

Subject Area and Category


The Korean Pain Society



Publication type



20059159, 20930569





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Korean Journal of Pain (Korean J Pain, KJP) is the official journal of the Korean Pain Society, founded in 1986. It has been published since 1988. It publishes peer reviewed original articles related to all aspects of pain, including clinical and basic research, patient care, education, and health policy. It has been published quarterly in English since 2009 (on the first day of January, April, July, and October). In addition, it has also become the official journal of the International Spinal Pain Society since 2016. The mission of the Journal is to improve the care of patients in pain by providing a forum for clinical researchers, basic scientists, clinicians, and other health professionals. The circulation number per issue is 50. 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.

Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2012Q3
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2013Q3
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2014Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2015Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2016Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2017Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2018Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2019Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2020Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2021Q2

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.775
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.947
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.304
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.009
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.393
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.511
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.376
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.792
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.972
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.775
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.947
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.304
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.989
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.475
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.560
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.519
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.258
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.919
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.037
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.775
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.947
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.297
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.962
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.519
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.644
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.424
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.060
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.825
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 Cites201211
Self Cites201330
Self Cites201460
Self Cites201522
Self Cites201628
Self Cites201722
Self Cites201820
Self Cites201916
Self Cites202027
Self Cites202125
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201231
Total Cites201390
Total Cites2014219
Total Cites2015186
Total Cites2016264
Total Cites2017234
Total Cites2018199
Total Cites2019156
Total Cites2020238
Total Cites2021277
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 document20120.513
External Cites per document20130.714
External Cites per document20141.074
External Cites per document20151.031
External Cites per document20161.563
External Cites per document20171.683
External Cites per document20181.642
External Cites per document20191.359
External Cites per document20202.198
External Cites per document20212.377
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.775
Cites per document20130.947
Cites per document20141.304
Cites per document20150.989
Cites per document20161.475
Cites per document20171.560
Cites per document20181.519
Cites per document20191.258
Cites per document20201.919
Cites per document20212.037
% 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 documents201311
Non-citable documents201420
Non-citable documents201529
Non-citable documents201628
Non-citable documents201724
Non-citable documents201822
Non-citable documents201921
Non-citable documents202028
Non-citable documents202130
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201239
Citable documents201384
Citable documents2014148
Citable documents2015159
Citable documents2016151
Citable documents2017126
Citable documents2018109
Citable documents2019103
Citable documents202096
Citable documents2021106
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 documents201219
Uncited documents201342
Uncited documents201471
Uncited documents201589
Uncited documents201676
Uncited documents201756
Uncited documents201854
Uncited documents201947
Uncited documents202041
Uncited documents202141
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201221
Cited documents201353
Cited documents201497
Cited documents201599
Cited documents2016103
Cited documents201794
Cited documents201877
Cited documents201977
Cited documents202083
Cited documents202195
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