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Annals of African Surgeryopen access

Country Kenya  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Kenya
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Surgery
PublisherSurgical Society of Kenya
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19999674, 25230816
Coverage2008-2016, 2019
Scope The Annals of African Surgery ANN. AFR. SURG. (ISSN: 1999-9674 [print], ISSN: 2523-0816 [online]) is a bi-annual publication that aims to provide a medium for the exchange of current information between surgeons in the African region. The journal embraces surgery in all its aspects: basic science, clinical research, experimental research, and surgical education. The Annals of African Surgery will help surgeons in the region keep abreast of developing surgical innovations. This Ethics Policies document is intended to inform the public and all persons affiliated with The Annals of African Surgery of its general ethics policies. Types of articles published: -Original articles -Case reports -Case series -Reviews -Short communications -Letters to the editor -Commentaries Annals of African Surgery publishes manuscripts in the following fields: - Cardiac and thoracic surgery - General surgery - Neurosurgery - Oral and maxillofacial surgery - Trauma and orthopaedic surgery - Otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat surgery) - Paediatric surgery - Plastic and reconstructive surgery - Urology surgery - Gynaecologic surgery - Surgical education -Medical education -Global surgery - Health advocacy - Innovations in surgery - Basic sciences - Anatomical sciences - Genetic and molecular studies

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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
Surgery2018Q4
Surgery2019Q3
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
20180.132
20190.193
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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.056
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.111
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.078
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.025
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.060
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.038
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.054
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.065
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.182
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.556
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.056
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.078
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.016
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.067
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.037
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.222
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.056
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.121
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.078
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.038
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20091
Total Cites20103
Total Cites20114
Total Cites20121
Total Cites20135
Total Cites20142
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20161
Total Cites20182
Total Cites20192
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.056
External Cites per document20100.074
External Cites per document20110.039
External Cites per document20120.016
External Cites per document20130.067
External Cites per document20140.037
External Cites per document20150.000
External Cites per document20160.125
External Cites per document20180.222
External Cites per document20190.333
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.056
Cites per document20100.111
Cites per document20110.078
Cites per document20120.016
Cites per document20130.067
Cites per document20140.037
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.125
Cites per document20180.222
Cites per document20190.333
% 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
20085.00
20090.00
20104.00
201114.29
20128.70
20130.00
20140.00
20150.00
20160.00
20180
20195.00
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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20183
Non-citable documents20192
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200918
Citable documents201027
Citable documents201151
Citable documents201261
Citable documents201375
Citable documents201454
Citable documents201528
Citable documents20168
Citable documents20189
Citable documents20196
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200919
Uncited documents201027
Uncited documents201151
Uncited documents201262
Uncited documents201371
Uncited documents201452
Uncited documents201528
Uncited documents20168
Uncited documents201811
Uncited documents20196
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20091
Cited documents20103
Cited documents20114
Cited documents20121
Cited documents20135
Cited documents20142
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20161
Cited documents20181
Cited documents20192
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