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Korean Journal of Painopen access


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea

Subject Area and Category


The Korean Pain Society



Publication type



20930569, 20059159





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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

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)20120.795
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.060
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.486
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.162
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.658
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.779
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.698
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.574
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.795
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.060
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.486
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.176
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.755
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.881
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.798
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.423
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.795
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.060
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.523
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.132
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.874
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.974
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.462
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 Cites201523
Self Cites201629
Self Cites201724
Self Cites201820
Self Cites201916
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201231
Total Cites201389
Total Cites2014220
Total Cites2015187
Total Cites2016265
Total Cites2017237
Total Cites2018196
Total Cites2019148
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 document20130.702
External Cites per document20141.081
External Cites per document20151.031
External Cites per document20161.563
External Cites per document20171.690
External Cites per document20181.615
External Cites per document20191.269
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.795
Cites per document20131.060
Cites per document20141.486
Cites per document20151.176
Cites per document20161.755
Cites per document20171.881
Cites per document20181.798
Cites per document20191.423
% 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 documents201421
Non-citable documents201530
Non-citable documents201630
Non-citable documents201726
Non-citable documents201825
Non-citable documents201923
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201239
Citable documents201384
Citable documents2014148
Citable documents2015159
Citable documents2016151
Citable documents2017126
Citable documents2018109
Citable documents2019104
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 documents201343
Uncited documents201472
Uncited documents201590
Uncited documents201677
Uncited documents201757
Uncited documents201858
Uncited documents201951
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201221
Cited documents201352
Cited documents201497
Cited documents201599
Cited documents2016104
Cited documents201795
Cited documents201876
Cited documents201976
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