Scimago Journal & Country Rank

International Journal of Hypertensionopen access


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


Hindawi Publishing Corporation



Publication type



20900384, 20900392






International Journal of Hypertension is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that provides a forum for clinicians and basic scientists interested in blood pressure regulation and pathophysiology, as well as treatment and prevention of hypertension. The journal publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies on the etiology and risk factors of hypertension, with a special focus on vascular biology, epidemiology, pediatric hypertension, and hypertensive nephropathy. 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.

Internal Medicine2011Q2
Internal Medicine2012Q2
Internal Medicine2013Q2
Internal Medicine2014Q2
Internal Medicine2015Q2
Internal Medicine2016Q2
Internal Medicine2017Q2
Internal Medicine2018Q2
Internal Medicine2019Q3
Internal Medicine2020Q2

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.350
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.053
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.483
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.564
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.625
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.014
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.051
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.157
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.853
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.350
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.483
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.586
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.448
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.087
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.575
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.094
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.775
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.350
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.053
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.613
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.266
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.318
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.596
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.135
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.078
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 Cites20113
Self Cites20128
Self Cites20138
Self Cites20148
Self Cites20153
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20173
Self Cites201810
Self Cites20199
Self Cites202012
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201127
Total Cites2012195
Total Cites2013499
Total Cites2014631
Total Cites2015475
Total Cites2016240
Total Cites2017115
Total Cites2018134
Total Cites2019158
Total Cites2020287
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 document20111.263
External Cites per document20122.033
External Cites per document20132.544
External Cites per document20142.662
External Cites per document20152.551
External Cites per document20162.164
External Cites per document20171.577
External Cites per document20181.968
External Cites per document20191.674
External Cites per document20202.371
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20111.350
Cites per document20122.053
Cites per document20132.483
Cites per document20142.586
Cites per document20152.448
Cites per document20162.087
Cites per document20171.575
Cites per document20182.094
Cites per document20191.775
Cites per document20202.412
% 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 documents20123
Non-citable documents20138
Non-citable documents201410
Non-citable documents20159
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20203
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201119
Citable documents201292
Citable documents2013193
Citable documents2014234
Citable documents2015185
Citable documents2016110
Citable documents201771
Citable documents201863
Citable documents201989
Citable documents2020116
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 documents20117
Uncited documents201232
Uncited documents201346
Uncited documents201459
Uncited documents201557
Uncited documents201637
Uncited documents201728
Uncited documents201817
Uncited documents201936
Uncited documents202029
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201113
Cited documents201263
Cited documents2013155
Cited documents2014185
Cited documents2015137
Cited documents201678
Cited documents201745
Cited documents201847
Cited documents201953
Cited documents202090
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