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Acta Medica Iranicaopen access

Country Iran  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Iran
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherTeheran University of Medical Sciences
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00446025, 17359694
Coverage1956-1960, 1974-1978, 1988, 2005-2019
Scope ACTA MEDICA IRANICA (p. ISSN 0044-6025; e. ISSN: 1735-9694) is the official journal of the Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The journal is the oldest scientific medical journal of the country, which has been published from 1960 onward in English language. Although it had been published quarterly in the past, the journal has been published bimonthly (6 issues per year) from the year 2004. Acta Medica Iranica it is an international journal with multidisciplinary scope which publishes original research papers, review articles, case reports, and letters to the editor from all over the world. The journal has a wide scope and allows scientists, clinicians, and academic members to publish their original works in this field.


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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.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q3

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.

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)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.026
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.089
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.137
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.233
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.326
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.427
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.678
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.873
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.853
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.905
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.870
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.958
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.870
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.026
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.037
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.089
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.129
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.203
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.359
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.441
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.725
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.829
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.854
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.852
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.828
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.977
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.783
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.037
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.119
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.184
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.314
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.449
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.683
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.818
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.658
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.716
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.827
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.905
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.550
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 Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20092
Self Cites20103
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20125
Self Cites201312
Self Cites201411
Self Cites201515
Self Cites201611
Self Cites201714
Self Cites201812
Self Cites20198
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20062
Total Cites20076
Total Cites200823
Total Cites200936
Total Cites201060
Total Cites2011104
Total Cites2012158
Total Cites2013298
Total Cites2014403
Total Cites2015427
Total Cites2016425
Total Cites2017404
Total Cites2018428
Total Cites2019325
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 document20050
External Cites per document20060.026
External Cites per document20070.030
External Cites per document20080.089
External Cites per document20090.121
External Cites per document20100.193
External Cites per document20110.352
External Cites per document20120.427
External Cites per document20130.696
External Cites per document20140.807
External Cites per document20150.824
External Cites per document20160.830
External Cites per document20170.799
External Cites per document20180.950
External Cites per document20190.764
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.026
Cites per document20070.037
Cites per document20080.089
Cites per document20090.129
Cites per document20100.203
Cites per document20110.359
Cites per document20120.441
Cites per document20130.725
Cites per document20140.829
Cites per document20150.854
Cites per document20160.852
Cites per document20170.828
Cites per document20180.977
Cites per document20190.783
% 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 documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20138
Non-citable documents201420
Non-citable documents201521
Non-citable documents201626
Non-citable documents201718
Non-citable documents201826
Non-citable documents201928
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200677
Citable documents2007164
Citable documents2008258
Citable documents2009280
Citable documents2010295
Citable documents2011290
Citable documents2012358
Citable documents2013411
Citable documents2014486
Citable documents2015500
Citable documents2016499
Citable documents2017488
Citable documents2018438
Citable documents2019415
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 documents20050
Uncited documents200675
Uncited documents2007159
Uncited documents2008239
Uncited documents2009250
Uncited documents2010251
Uncited documents2011220
Uncited documents2012251
Uncited documents2013246
Uncited documents2014279
Uncited documents2015274
Uncited documents2016288
Uncited documents2017289
Uncited documents2018252
Uncited documents2019268
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20062
Cited documents20076
Cited documents200821
Cited documents200932
Cited documents201046
Cited documents201171
Cited documents2012111
Cited documents2013173
Cited documents2014227
Cited documents2015247
Cited documents2016237
Cited documents2017217
Cited documents2018212
Cited documents2019175
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