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Chinese Medical Journalopen access



Universities and research institutions in China

Subject Area and Category


Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications



Publication type





1946-1960, 1962-1966, 1973-2020



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The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of medicine and research. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference. 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.

Medicine (miscellaneous)1999Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2000Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2001Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2002Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q2
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)19990.138
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.234
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.209
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.261
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.475
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.648
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.792
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.846
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.966
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.090
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.192
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.255
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.281
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.245
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.330
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.325
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.223
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.209
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.388
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.444
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.610
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.138
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.214
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.149
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.233
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.506
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.670
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.838
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.848
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.968
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.102
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.272
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.245
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.210
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.281
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.353
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.204
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.242
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.526
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.606
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.596
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.144
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.094
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.223
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.499
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.662
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.817
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.822
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.908
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.165
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.234
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.235
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.080
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.282
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.150
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.260
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.668
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.516
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.511
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 Cites199915
Self Cites200012
Self Cites200111
Self Cites200226
Self Cites200353
Self Cites200483
Self Cites2005110
Self Cites200675
Self Cites2007133
Self Cites2008256
Self Cites2009324
Self Cites2010333
Self Cites2011331
Self Cites2012400
Self Cites2013478
Self Cites2014343
Self Cites201594
Self Cites2016138
Self Cites2017354
Self Cites2018194
Self Cites201972
Total Cites199999
Total Cites2000164
Total Cites2001124
Total Cites2002196
Total Cites2003490
Total Cites2004755
Total Cites20051033
Total Cites20061026
Total Cites20071102
Total Cites20081354
Total Cites20091702
Total Cites20102004
Total Cites20112233
Total Cites20122524
Total Cites20132998
Total Cites20143337
Total Cites20152837
Total Cites20162534
Total Cites20172514
Total Cites20182186
Total Cites20191894
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 document19990.117
External Cites per document20000.198
External Cites per document20010.136
External Cites per document20020.202
External Cites per document20030.451
External Cites per document20040.596
External Cites per document20050.749
External Cites per document20060.786
External Cites per document20070.851
External Cites per document20080.893
External Cites per document20091.020
External Cites per document20101.061
External Cites per document20111.061
External Cites per document20121.018
External Cites per document20131.076
External Cites per document20141.214
External Cites per document20151.164
External Cites per document20161.175
External Cites per document20171.311
External Cites per document20181.464
External Cites per document20191.535
Cites per document19990.138
Cites per document20000.214
Cites per document20010.149
Cites per document20020.233
Cites per document20030.506
Cites per document20040.670
Cites per document20050.838
Cites per document20060.848
Cites per document20070.968
Cites per document20081.102
Cites per document20091.260
Cites per document20101.272
Cites per document20111.245
Cites per document20121.210
Cites per document20131.281
Cites per document20141.353
Cites per document20151.204
Cites per document20161.242
Cites per document20171.526
Cites per document20181.606
Cites per document20191.596
% 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 documents199912
Non-citable documents200014
Non-citable documents200112
Non-citable documents200210
Non-citable documents20038
Non-citable documents200442
Non-citable documents200554
Non-citable documents200672
Non-citable documents200763
Non-citable documents200872
Non-citable documents200981
Non-citable documents201085
Non-citable documents201188
Non-citable documents201297
Non-citable documents2013113
Non-citable documents2014296
Non-citable documents2015503
Non-citable documents2016587
Non-citable documents2017523
Non-citable documents2018460
Non-citable documents2019583
Citable documents1999718
Citable documents2000767
Citable documents2001831
Citable documents2002842
Citable documents2003969
Citable documents20041127
Citable documents20051233
Citable documents20061210
Citable documents20071139
Citable documents20081229
Citable documents20091351
Citable documents20101575
Citable documents20111793
Citable documents20122086
Citable documents20132341
Citable documents20142467
Citable documents20152357
Citable documents20162040
Citable documents20171647
Citable documents20181361
Citable documents20191187
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 documents1999656
Uncited documents2000667
Uncited documents2001747
Uncited documents2002699
Uncited documents2003658
Uncited documents2004713
Uncited documents2005724
Uncited documents2006737
Uncited documents2007659
Uncited documents2008645
Uncited documents2009646
Uncited documents2010734
Uncited documents2011844
Uncited documents20121018
Uncited documents20131058
Uncited documents20141207
Uncited documents20151452
Uncited documents20161387
Uncited documents20171013
Uncited documents2018839
Uncited documents2019892
Cited documents199974
Cited documents2000114
Cited documents200196
Cited documents2002153
Cited documents2003319
Cited documents2004456
Cited documents2005563
Cited documents2006545
Cited documents2007543
Cited documents2008656
Cited documents2009786
Cited documents2010926
Cited documents20111037
Cited documents20121165
Cited documents20131396
Cited documents20141556
Cited documents20151408
Cited documents20161240
Cited documents20171157
Cited documents2018982
Cited documents2019878
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