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Frontiers in Pediatricsopen access



Universities and research institutions in Switzerland
Media Ranking in Switzerland

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Frontiers Media S.A.



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Frontiers in Pediatrics (Impact Factor 2.33) publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research broadly across the field, from basic to clinical research that meets ongoing challenges in pediatric patient care and child health. Field Chief Editors Arjan Te Pas at Leiden University and Michael L. Moritz at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh are supported by an outstanding Editorial Board of international experts. This multidisciplinary open-access journal is at the forefront of disseminating and communicating scientific knowledge and impactful discoveries to researchers, academics, clinicians and the public worldwide. Frontiers in Pediatrics also features Research Topics, Frontiers special theme-focused issues managed by Guest Associate Editors, addressing important areas in pediatrics. In this fashion, Frontiers serves as an outlet to publish the broadest aspects of pediatrics in both basic and clinical research, including high-quality reviews, case reports, editorials and commentaries related to all aspects of pediatrics. 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.

Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2018Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2019Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2020Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2021Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2022Q1

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)20140.755
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.003
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.306
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.499
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.615
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.231
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20213.764
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20223.131
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.755
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.037
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.003
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.444
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.615
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.299
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20213.603
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20222.991
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.755
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.037
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.105
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.058
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.293
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.651
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.105
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20213.386
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20222.630
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 Cites20142
Self Cites201547
Self Cites201612
Self Cites201722
Self Cites201856
Self Cites2019121
Self Cites2020192
Self Cites2021401
Self Cites2022615
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201440
Total Cites2015381
Total Cites2016603
Total Cites2017938
Total Cites20181298
Total Cites20192178
Total Cites20204041
Total Cites20216672
Total Cites20229127
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 document20140.717
External Cites per document20151.786
External Cites per document20161.963
External Cites per document20172.325
External Cites per document20182.339
External Cites per document20192.469
External Cites per document20203.142
External Cites per document20213.386
External Cites per document20222.790
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.755
Cites per document20152.037
Cites per document20162.003
Cites per document20172.381
Cites per document20182.444
Cites per document20192.615
Cites per document20203.299
Cites per document20213.603
Cites per document20222.991
% 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 documents20145
Non-citable documents201519
Non-citable documents201633
Non-citable documents201756
Non-citable documents201861
Non-citable documents201969
Non-citable documents202071
Non-citable documents202171
Non-citable documents202277
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201448
Citable documents2015168
Citable documents2016268
Citable documents2017338
Citable documents2018470
Citable documents2019764
Citable documents20201154
Citable documents20211781
Citable documents20222974
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 documents201429
Uncited documents201555
Uncited documents2016117
Uncited documents2017130
Uncited documents2018163
Uncited documents2019243
Uncited documents2020283
Uncited documents2021406
Uncited documents2022735
Cited documents20130
Cited documents201424
Cited documents2015132
Cited documents2016184
Cited documents2017264
Cited documents2018368
Cited documents2019590
Cited documents2020942
Cited documents20211446
Cited documents20222316
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