Scimago Journal & Country Rank

International Journal of COPDopen access


New Zealand

Universities and research institutions in New Zealand

Subject Area and Category


Dove Medical Press Ltd.



Publication type



11769106, 11782005





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The International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is an international, peer-reviewed journal of therapeutics and pharmacology focusing on concise rapid reporting of clinical studies and reviews in COPD. Special focus will be given to the pathophysiological processes underlying the disease, intervention programs, patient focused education, and self management protocols. This journal is directed at specialists and healthcare professionals. 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.

Health Policy2007Q3
Health Policy2008Q3
Health Policy2009Q2
Health Policy2010Q2
Health Policy2011Q1
Health Policy2012Q1
Health Policy2013Q1
Health Policy2014Q1
Health Policy2015Q1
Health Policy2016Q1
Health Policy2017Q1
Health Policy2018Q1
Health Policy2019Q1
Health Policy2020Q1
Health Policy2021Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2021Q2
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2007Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2008Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2009Q2
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2010Q2
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2011Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2012Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2013Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2014Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2015Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2016Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2017Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2018Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2019Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2020Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2021Q2
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2007Q3
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2008Q3
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2009Q2
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2010Q2
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2011Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2012Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2013Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2014Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2015Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2016Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2017Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2018Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2019Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2020Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2021Q2

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20070.358
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.760
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.236
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.953
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.805
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.216
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.782
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.570
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.813
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.612
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.338
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.576
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.988
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.365
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20213.446
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.358
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.760
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.236
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.069
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.044
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.134
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.565
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.656
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.843
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.443
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.379
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.337
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.909
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.299
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20213.229
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.358
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.760
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.220
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.365
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.959
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.744
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.792
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.462
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.561
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.997
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.172
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.810
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.019
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.768
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 Cites20076
Self Cites200814
Self Cites20098
Self Cites20105
Self Cites201141
Self Cites201225
Self Cites201365
Self Cites201486
Self Cites2015202
Self Cites2016249
Self Cites2017414
Self Cites2018542
Self Cites2019349
Self Cites2020397
Self Cites2021354
Total Cites20060
Total Cites200719
Total Cites200898
Total Cites2009262
Total Cites2010418
Total Cites2011551
Total Cites2012539
Total Cites2013763
Total Cites2014903
Total Cites20151176
Total Cites20161687
Total Cites20172504
Total Cites20183244
Total Cites20193188
Total Cites20203438
Total Cites20213216
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 document20070.260
External Cites per document20080.706
External Cites per document20091.264
External Cites per document20102.151
External Cites per document20112.898
External Cites per document20123.060
External Cites per document20133.356
External Cites per document20143.552
External Cites per document20153.442
External Cites per document20163.113
External Cites per document20172.940
External Cites per document20182.912
External Cites per document20192.706
External Cites per document20203.032
External Cites per document20212.947
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.358
Cites per document20080.760
Cites per document20091.236
Cites per document20102.069
Cites per document20113.044
Cites per document20123.134
Cites per document20133.565
Cites per document20143.656
Cites per document20153.843
Cites per document20163.443
Cites per document20173.379
Cites per document20183.337
Cites per document20192.909
Cites per document20203.299
Cites per document20213.229
% 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 documents20073
Non-citable documents200810
Non-citable documents200911
Non-citable documents201010
Non-citable documents20115
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents201417
Non-citable documents201523
Non-citable documents201628
Non-citable documents201730
Non-citable documents201844
Non-citable documents201947
Non-citable documents202039
Non-citable documents202125
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200750
Citable documents2008119
Citable documents2009201
Citable documents2010192
Citable documents2011176
Citable documents2012168
Citable documents2013208
Citable documents2014230
Citable documents2015283
Citable documents2016462
Citable documents2017711
Citable documents2018928
Citable documents20191049
Citable documents20201003
Citable documents2021971
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 documents200744
Uncited documents200863
Uncited documents200986
Uncited documents201048
Uncited documents201133
Uncited documents201242
Uncited documents201342
Uncited documents201456
Uncited documents201559
Uncited documents201693
Uncited documents2017126
Uncited documents2018163
Uncited documents2019198
Uncited documents2020168
Uncited documents2021158
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20079
Cited documents200866
Cited documents2009126
Cited documents2010154
Cited documents2011148
Cited documents2012130
Cited documents2013172
Cited documents2014191
Cited documents2015247
Cited documents2016397
Cited documents2017615
Cited documents2018809
Cited documents2019898
Cited documents2020874
Cited documents2021838
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