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Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologiaopen access

Country Brazil  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Brazil
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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.


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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.


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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.192
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.777
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.921
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.993
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.123
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.183
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.275
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.099
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.158
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.177
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.192
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.777
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.876
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.944
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.038
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.056
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.954
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.048
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.140
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.192
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.738
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.715
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.654
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.060
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.981
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.789
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.767
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.977
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.865
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 Cites20060
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20085
Self Cites200915
Self Cites201020
Self Cites201130
Self Cites201210
Self Cites201316
Self Cites201424
Self Cites201521
Self Cites201614
Self Cites201719
Total Cites20060
Total Cites200710
Total Cites200844
Total Cites2009150
Total Cites2010177
Total Cites2011201
Total Cites2012218
Total Cites2013276
Total Cites2014265
Total Cites2015272
Total Cites2016328
Total Cites2017333
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 document20060
External Cites per document20070.173
External Cites per document20080.355
External Cites per document20090.699
External Cites per document20100.777
External Cites per document20110.803
External Cites per document20120.990
External Cites per document20131.140
External Cites per document20140.960
External Cites per document20150.881
External Cites per document20161.003
External Cites per document20171.075
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.192
Cites per document20080.400
Cites per document20090.777
Cites per document20100.876
Cites per document20110.944
Cites per document20121.038
Cites per document20131.211
Cites per document20141.056
Cites per document20150.954
Cites per document20161.048
Cites per document20171.140
% 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 documents20060
Non-citable documents20078
Non-citable documents200813
Non-citable documents200923
Non-citable documents201018
Non-citable documents201116
Non-citable documents201210
Non-citable documents201314
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents201623
Non-citable documents201729
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200752
Citable documents2008110
Citable documents2009193
Citable documents2010202
Citable documents2011213
Citable documents2012210
Citable documents2013228
Citable documents2014251
Citable documents2015285
Citable documents2016313
Citable documents2017292
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 documents20060
Uncited documents200752
Uncited documents200891
Uncited documents2009134
Uncited documents2010123
Uncited documents2011130
Uncited documents2012105
Uncited documents2013116
Uncited documents2014143
Uncited documents2015148
Uncited documents2016155
Uncited documents2017166
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20078
Cited documents200832
Cited documents200982
Cited documents201097
Cited documents201199
Cited documents2012115
Cited documents2013126
Cited documents2014120
Cited documents2015149
Cited documents2016181
Cited documents2017155
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