Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
PublisherHigher Education Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN16723597, 19930399
Scope Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science (ISSN 1672-3597, CN 31-1908/R) is a journal with an international scope, focusing on the popularization of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture- moxibustion culture, the promotion of international exchanges and the prosperity of clinical Chinese medicine and acupuncture-moxibustion. Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science mainly involves clinical practice and emphasizes the presentation of the detailed methods of observing and treating clinical common diseases on which acupuncture-moxibustion has a good effect. The articles are characterized by practicality, briefness and reproducibility. (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.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine2008Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2009Q2
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2010Q2
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2011Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2012Q2
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2013Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2014Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2015Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2016Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2017Q3

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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.046
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.169
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.105
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.158
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.340
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.232
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.211
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.234
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.202
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.046
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.169
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.122
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.114
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.302
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.280
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.220
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.232
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.245
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.046
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.169
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.145
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.104
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.075
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.248
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.237
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.312
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.289
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20082
Self Cites200925
Self Cites201029
Self Cites201125
Self Cites201214
Self Cites201343
Self Cites201436
Self Cites201531
Self Cites201641
Self Cites201734
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20085
Total Cites200938
Total Cites201041
Total Cites201140
Total Cites201230
Total Cites201362
Total Cites201453
Total Cites201547
Total Cites201657
Total Cites201756
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
External Cites per document20080.028
External Cites per document20090.058
External Cites per document20100.036
External Cites per document20110.046
External Cites per document20120.061
External Cites per document20130.093
External Cites per document20140.090
External Cites per document20150.075
External Cites per document20160.065
External Cites per document20170.096
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.046
Cites per document20090.169
Cites per document20100.125
Cites per document20110.122
Cites per document20120.114
Cites per document20130.302
Cites per document20140.280
Cites per document20150.220
Cites per document20160.232
Cites per document20170.245
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Citable documents20070
Citable documents2008109
Citable documents2009225
Citable documents2010329
Citable documents2011328
Citable documents2012264
Citable documents2013205
Citable documents2014189
Citable documents2015214
Citable documents2016246
Citable documents2017229
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 documents20070
Uncited documents2008104
Uncited documents2009196
Uncited documents2010301
Uncited documents2011299
Uncited documents2012238
Uncited documents2013156
Uncited documents2014146
Uncited documents2015172
Uncited documents2016200
Uncited documents2017184
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20085
Cited documents200931
Cited documents201032
Cited documents201133
Cited documents201228
Cited documents201349
Cited documents201443
Cited documents201542
Cited documents201646
Cited documents201745
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