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Ethiopian journal of health sciencesopen access

Country Ethiopia  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Ethiopia
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H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
Publisher Research and publications office, Jimma University  - SIR iconSCImago Institutions Ranking
Publication typeJournals
ISSN10291857
Coverage2013-2020
Scope The first issue of the Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, published by the College of Health Science of Jimma University, appeared in July 1990 with the title 'Bulletin of Jimma Institute of Health Sciences'. The journal used to appear twice a year until July 2007. Thereafter, it used to be published trice a year until it became a quarterly publication in 2014. Since January 2016, it is appearing every other month. It is an open access journal available at http://ejhs.ju.edu.et. The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles related to Public Health and Medicine. The objectives of the journal are: To provide current scientific and technological information on health and related fields for informed planning and decision making. To contribute to the scientific knowledge and practices in medicine, public health and related fields by providing a formal means for researchers to share their scientific research works, observations and experiences.

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Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q3
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20140.259
20150.334
20160.397
20170.418
20180.347
20190.435
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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.920
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.111
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.111
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.272
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.315
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.583
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.920
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.985
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.945
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.247
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.583
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.920
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.949
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.657
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.777
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.080
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201421
Total Cites201592
Total Cites2016170
Total Cites2017195
Total Cites2018207
Total Cites2019318
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20130
External Cites per document20140.583
External Cites per document20150.920
External Cites per document20161.111
External Cites per document20170.985
External Cites per document20180.945
External Cites per document20191.247
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.583
Cites per document20150.920
Cites per document20161.111
Cites per document20170.985
Cites per document20180.945
Cites per document20191.247
% 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
20130.00
20140.00
20150.00
20161.18
201713.68
201822.68
201923.76
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20158
Non-citable documents201613
Non-citable documents201714
Non-citable documents201819
Non-citable documents201922
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201436
Citable documents2015100
Citable documents2016153
Citable documents2017198
Citable documents2018219
Citable documents2019255
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20130
Uncited documents201424
Uncited documents201559
Uncited documents201685
Uncited documents2017115
Uncited documents2018141
Uncited documents2019120
Cited documents20130
Cited documents201415
Cited documents201549
Cited documents201681
Cited documents201797
Cited documents201897
Cited documents2019157
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