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Journal of the American Heart Associationopen access


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

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Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd



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JAHA provides a global forum for basic and clinical research articles and timely reviews on cardiovascular disease and stroke. As an Open Access journal, its content is freely available, accelerating the translation of strong science into effective practice. JAHA considers all types of original research articles, including experiments conducted in human subjects and laboratory animals, as well as high-quality applied clinical, epidemiological, and health care policy papers related to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Specific content areas of interest are as follows: arrhythmia and electrophysiology, cardiovascular nursing, cardiovascular surgery, congenital heart disease, coronary heart disease, epidemiology, exercise physiology, genetics and translational biology, health services and outcomes research, heart failure, hypertension, imaging, interventional cardiology, molecular cardiology, nutrition, pediatric cardiology, pericardial disease, peripheral vascular disease, preventive cardiology, renal disease, resuscitation science, stroke, transplantation, valvular heart disease, and vascular medicine. 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.

Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2013Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2014Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2015Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2016Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2017Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2018Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2019Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2020Q1

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.862
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.489
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.083
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.665
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.878
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.698
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.539
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20205.011
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.862
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.489
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.083
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.573
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.661
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.516
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20194.474
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20204.868
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.862
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.489
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.894
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.148
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.270
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.325
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.240
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20204.378
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20136
Self Cites201425
Self Cites201551
Self Cites2016114
Self Cites2017160
Self Cites2018225
Self Cites2019283
Self Cites202080
Total Cites20120
Total Cites2013166
Total Cites20141468
Total Cites20153548
Total Cites20165072
Total Cites20176674
Total Cites20188553
Total Cites201910428
Total Cites202012969
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 document20120
External Cites per document20133.077
External Cites per document20144.875
External Cites per document20155.473
External Cites per document20164.861
External Cites per document20174.861
External Cites per document20184.668
External Cites per document20194.660
External Cites per document20205.289
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20132.862
Cites per document20144.489
Cites per document20155.083
Cites per document20164.573
Cites per document20174.661
Cites per document20184.516
Cites per document20194.474
Cites per document20204.868
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents201431
Non-citable documents201559
Non-citable documents201689
Non-citable documents201792
Non-citable documents2018110
Non-citable documents2019154
Non-citable documents2020227
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201352
Citable documents2014296
Citable documents2015639
Citable documents20161020
Citable documents20171340
Citable documents20181784
Citable documents20192177
Citable documents20202437
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201314
Uncited documents201448
Uncited documents201593
Uncited documents2016154
Uncited documents2017210
Uncited documents2018266
Uncited documents2019327
Uncited documents2020380
Cited documents20120
Cited documents201344
Cited documents2014279
Cited documents2015605
Cited documents2016955
Cited documents20171222
Cited documents20181628
Cited documents20192004
Cited documents20202284
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