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Archives of Iranian Medicine

Country Iran  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Iran
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherAcademy of Medical Sciences of I.R. Iran
Publication typeJournals
Scope The Archives of Iranian Medicine (AIM) is a monthly peer-reviewed multidisciplinary medical publication. The journal welcomes contributions particularly relevant to the Middle-East region and publishes biomedical experiences and clinical investigations on prevalent diseases in the region as well as analyses of factors that may modulate the incidence, course, and management of diseases and pertinent medical problems. Manuscripts with didactic orientation and subjects exclusively of local interest will not be considered for publication.


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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)2003Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q3

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)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.172
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.182
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.230
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.294
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.598
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.712
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.175
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.406
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.455
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.552
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.484
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.425
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.612
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.494
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.390
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.172
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.182
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.191
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.316
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.669
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.758
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.295
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.503
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.327
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.468
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.579
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.473
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.309
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.172
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.132
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.147
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.341
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.705
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.816
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.210
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.223
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.319
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.345
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.345
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.299
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.472
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.363
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.130
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 Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20044
Self Cites20054
Self Cites20068
Self Cites20076
Self Cites200811
Self Cites200913
Self Cites201030
Self Cites201115
Self Cites201217
Self Cites201354
Self Cites201425
Self Cites201554
Self Cites201650
Self Cites201746
Self Cites201816
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20030
Total Cites200422
Total Cites200535
Total Cites200637
Total Cites200772
Total Cites2008182
Total Cites2009248
Total Cites2010396
Total Cites2011399
Total Cites2012397
Total Cites2013547
Total Cites2014552
Total Cites2015721
Total Cites2016720
Total Cites2017682
Total Cites2018593
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 document20020
External Cites per document20030.000
External Cites per document20040.141
External Cites per document20050.161
External Cites per document20060.149
External Cites per document20070.289
External Cites per document20080.629
External Cites per document20090.719
External Cites per document20101.169
External Cites per document20111.247
External Cites per document20121.377
External Cites per document20131.354
External Cites per document20141.267
External Cites per document20151.358
External Cites per document20161.469
External Cites per document20171.374
External Cites per document20181.274
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.000
Cites per document20040.172
Cites per document20050.182
Cites per document20060.191
Cites per document20070.316
Cites per document20080.669
Cites per document20090.758
Cites per document20101.265
Cites per document20111.295
Cites per document20121.438
Cites per document20131.503
Cites per document20141.327
Cites per document20151.468
Cites per document20161.579
Cites per document20171.473
Cites per document20181.309
% 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 documents20020
Non-citable documents20036
Non-citable documents200415
Non-citable documents200522
Non-citable documents200624
Non-citable documents200719
Non-citable documents200818
Non-citable documents200924
Non-citable documents201034
Non-citable documents201146
Non-citable documents201253
Non-citable documents201356
Non-citable documents201462
Non-citable documents201568
Non-citable documents201672
Non-citable documents201774
Non-citable documents201862
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200363
Citable documents2004128
Citable documents2005192
Citable documents2006194
Citable documents2007228
Citable documents2008272
Citable documents2009327
Citable documents2010313
Citable documents2011308
Citable documents2012276
Citable documents2013364
Citable documents2014416
Citable documents2015491
Citable documents2016456
Citable documents2017463
Citable documents2018453
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 documents20020
Uncited documents200369
Uncited documents2004128
Uncited documents2005192
Uncited documents2006190
Uncited documents2007200
Uncited documents2008183
Uncited documents2009214
Uncited documents2010178
Uncited documents2011168
Uncited documents2012178
Uncited documents2013189
Uncited documents2014237
Uncited documents2015259
Uncited documents2016260
Uncited documents2017271
Uncited documents2018275
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20030
Cited documents200415
Cited documents200522
Cited documents200628
Cited documents200747
Cited documents2008107
Cited documents2009137
Cited documents2010169
Cited documents2011186
Cited documents2012151
Cited documents2013231
Cited documents2014241
Cited documents2015300
Cited documents2016268
Cited documents2017266
Cited documents2018240
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