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International Journal of Health Policy and Managementopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

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Kerman University of Medical Sciences



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International Journal of Health Policy and Management (IJHPM) is a monthly open access, peer-reviewed journal which serves as an international and interdisciplinary setting for the dissemination of health policy and management research. It brings together individual specialties from different fields, notably health management/policy/economics, epidemiology, social/public policy, and philosophy into a dynamic academic mix. 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.

Health Information Management2019Q2
Health Information Management2020Q1
Health Policy2014Q4
Health Policy2015Q3
Health Policy2016Q2
Health Policy2017Q2
Health Policy2018Q2
Health Policy2019Q2
Health Policy2020Q1
Health (social science)2019Q1
Health (social science)2020Q1
Leadership and Management2019Q1
Leadership and Management2020Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2019Q2
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2020Q1

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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.477
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.060
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.357
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.444
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.714
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.847
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.228
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.477
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.060
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.357
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.478
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.606
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.898
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.425
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.477
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.060
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.351
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.716
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.970
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.419
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 Cites20130
Self Cites201411
Self Cites201570
Self Cites2016110
Self Cites201788
Self Cites201891
Self Cites2019101
Self Cites202095
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201431
Total Cites2015195
Total Cites2016487
Total Cites2017643
Total Cites2018700
Total Cites2019837
Total Cites20201009
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 document20130
External Cites per document20140.408
External Cites per document20151.033
External Cites per document20161.984
External Cites per document20172.656
External Cites per document20183.015
External Cites per document20193.186
External Cites per document20203.991
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.477
Cites per document20151.060
Cites per document20161.357
Cites per document20171.478
Cites per document20181.606
Cites per document20191.898
Cites per document20202.425
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents201416
Non-citable documents201563
Non-citable documents2016169
Non-citable documents2017226
Non-citable documents2018234
Non-citable documents2019210
Non-citable documents2020187
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201449
Citable documents2015121
Citable documents2016190
Citable documents2017209
Citable documents2018202
Citable documents2019231
Citable documents2020229
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 documents20130
Uncited documents201446
Uncited documents201585
Uncited documents2016159
Uncited documents2017191
Uncited documents2018198
Uncited documents2019172
Uncited documents2020122
Cited documents20130
Cited documents201419
Cited documents201599
Cited documents2016200
Cited documents2017244
Cited documents2018238
Cited documents2019269
Cited documents2020294
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