Scimago Journal & Country Rank

LGBT Health


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


Mary Ann Liebert Inc.



Publication type



23258292, 23258306





How to publish in this journal


LGBT Health is the premier peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting optimal healthcare for all sexual and gender minority persons worldwide. The Journal focuses specifically on health while maintaining sufficient breadth to address policy, legislative, and education and training issues relevant to the provision of healthcare and health outcomes. This Journal aims to advance understanding of the health needs particular to each sexual and gender minority population and to improve delivery of and access to culturally competent healthcare. LGBT Health also encourages further research and increased funding in this critical but currently underserved domain. The Journal is an authoritative source of information and provides an international forum for the most recent developments in health research, clinical practice, and policy. Contributions from all continents are solicited including Asia and Africa which are currently underrepresented in LGBT health research. LGBT Health facilitates and supports the efforts of researchers, clinicians, academics, and policymakers to eliminate barriers to healthcare and expand options for prevention and treatment with the aim of improving health outcomes for all LGBT and other sexual and gender minority populations. 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.

Obstetrics and Gynecology2015Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2016Q2
Obstetrics and Gynecology2017Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2018Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2019Q1
Obstetrics and Gynecology2020Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2015Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2016Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2017Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2018Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2019Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2020Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2015Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2016Q2
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2017Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2018Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2019Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2020Q1

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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.071
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.345
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.833
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.193
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.371
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20204.230
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.345
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.833
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.055
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.414
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.949
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.071
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.345
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.542
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.148
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.131
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.369
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 Cites20140
Self Cites201514
Self Cites201634
Self Cites201730
Self Cites201841
Self Cites201947
Self Cites202031
Total Cites20140
Total Cites2015116
Total Cites2016258
Total Cites2017493
Total Cites2018556
Total Cites2019635
Total Cites2020691
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 document20140
External Cites per document20152.125
External Cites per document20162.263
External Cites per document20173.026
External Cites per document20183.160
External Cites per document20193.521
External Cites per document20204.024
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20152.071
Cites per document20162.345
Cites per document20172.833
Cites per document20183.055
Cites per document20193.414
Cites per document20203.949
% 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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20158
Non-citable documents201611
Non-citable documents201721
Non-citable documents201819
Non-citable documents201919
Non-citable documents202011
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201548
Citable documents201699
Citable documents2017153
Citable documents2018163
Citable documents2019167
Citable documents2020164
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 documents20140
Uncited documents201523
Uncited documents201633
Uncited documents201756
Uncited documents201844
Uncited documents201938
Uncited documents202025
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201533
Cited documents201677
Cited documents2017118
Cited documents2018138
Cited documents2019148
Cited documents2020150
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