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Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologiaopen accessSciELO

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherAssociacao Brasileira de Pos-Graduacao em Saude Coletiva
Publication typeJournals
Scope Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia (Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology) - every four months, journal published by the ABRASCO - aims at publishing not previously published Original Articles, including critical reviews on specific themes, which may contribute to the development of Epidemiology and related Sciences. Revista also publishes articles in the following categories: Debate aimed at discussing different views of the same theme which may be presented as an original article followed by comments from other authors, reproduction of panels and other similar formats; Notes and Information - notes on primary results of research studies. (source)

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.


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)20070.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.355
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.710
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.827
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.870
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.896
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.987
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.137
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.052
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.068
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.154
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.355
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.710
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.762
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.797
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.759
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.066
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.980
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.944
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.984
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.355
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.709
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.569
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.472
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.853
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.913
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.762
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.762
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.915
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 Cites20071
Self Cites20085
Self Cites200914
Self Cites201019
Self Cites201126
Self Cites20127
Self Cites201315
Self Cites201424
Self Cites201521
Self Cites201614
Total Cites20078
Total Cites200839
Total Cites2009137
Total Cites2010154
Total Cites2011181
Total Cites2012170
Total Cites2013259
Total Cites2014247
Total Cites2015270
Total Cites2016310
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 document20070.135
External Cites per document20080.309
External Cites per document20090.637
External Cites per document20100.668
External Cites per document20110.683
External Cites per document20120.728
External Cites per document20131.004
External Cites per document20140.885
External Cites per document20150.871
External Cites per document20160.940
Cites per document20070.154
Cites per document20080.355
Cites per document20090.710
Cites per document20100.762
Cites per document20110.797
Cites per document20120.759
Cites per document20131.066
Cites per document20140.980
Cites per document20150.944
Cites per document20160.984
% 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 documents20078
Non-citable documents200813
Non-citable documents200923
Non-citable documents201018
Non-citable documents201117
Non-citable documents201211
Non-citable documents201314
Non-citable documents201411
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents201623
Citable documents200752
Citable documents2008110
Citable documents2009193
Citable documents2010202
Citable documents2011227
Citable documents2012224
Citable documents2013243
Citable documents2014252
Citable documents2015286
Citable documents2016315
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 documents200754
Uncited documents200894
Uncited documents2009139
Uncited documents2010139
Uncited documents2011158
Uncited documents2012141
Uncited documents2013130
Uncited documents2014147
Uncited documents2015148
Uncited documents2016163
Cited documents20076
Cited documents200829
Cited documents200977
Cited documents201081
Cited documents201186
Cited documents201294
Cited documents2013127
Cited documents2014116
Cited documents2015149
Cited documents2016175
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