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Physis (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)open access

Country Brazil  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Brazil
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Health Policy
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

Social Sciences
Health (social science)
PublisherInstituto de Medicina Social da Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Publication typeJournals
ISSN18094481, 01037331
Coverage1969-1984, 2008-ongoing
Scope Physis is a quarterly scientific journal concerned with academic production in the field of Collective Health. Its editorial guidelines emphasize interdisciplinary critical and innovative approaches on themes considered current and relevant in the field of Collective Health. The journal is basically composed of unsolicited papers, as well as a section of reviews Physis welcomes production in the field of Collective Health, with emphasis in Human and Social Sciences, and Health Politics, Planning and Management.


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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.

Health Policy2009Q4
Health Policy2010Q3
Health Policy2011Q2
Health Policy2012Q2
Health Policy2013Q2
Health Policy2014Q3
Health Policy2015Q3
Health Policy2016Q3
Health Policy2017Q3
Health Policy2018Q3
Health (social science)2009Q4
Health (social science)2010Q3
Health (social science)2011Q2
Health (social science)2012Q2
Health (social science)2013Q2
Health (social science)2014Q3
Health (social science)2015Q3
Health (social science)2016Q3
Health (social science)2017Q3
Health (social science)2018Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2009Q4
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2010Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2011Q2
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2012Q2
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2013Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2014Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2015Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2016Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2017Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2018Q3

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.077
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.316
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.441
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.424
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.464
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.419
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.447
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.401
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.077
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.316
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.388
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.388
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.328
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.367
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.408
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.370
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.316
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.221
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.252
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.222
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.356
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.290
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.299
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.352
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.296
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20106
Self Cites201110
Self Cites201214
Self Cites20138
Self Cites201415
Self Cites201512
Self Cites201610
Self Cites20177
Self Cites20184
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20093
Total Cites201025
Total Cites201152
Total Cites201271
Total Cites201379
Total Cites201483
Total Cites201565
Total Cites201669
Total Cites201778
Total Cites201870
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.077
External Cites per document20100.241
External Cites per document20110.294
External Cites per document20120.311
External Cites per document20130.327
External Cites per document20140.318
External Cites per document20150.268
External Cites per document20160.314
External Cites per document20170.372
External Cites per document20180.349
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.077
Cites per document20100.316
Cites per document20110.364
Cites per document20120.388
Cites per document20130.364
Cites per document20140.388
Cites per document20150.328
Cites per document20160.367
Cites per document20170.408
Cites per document20180.370
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20091
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents20118
Non-citable documents201212
Non-citable documents201314
Non-citable documents201417
Non-citable documents201517
Non-citable documents201620
Non-citable documents201723
Non-citable documents201825
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200939
Citable documents201079
Citable documents2011143
Citable documents2012183
Citable documents2013217
Citable documents2014214
Citable documents2015198
Citable documents2016188
Citable documents2017191
Citable documents2018189
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200937
Uncited documents201064
Uncited documents2011116
Uncited documents2012144
Uncited documents2013177
Uncited documents2014170
Uncited documents2015164
Uncited documents2016153
Uncited documents2017152
Uncited documents2018159
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20093
Cited documents201019
Cited documents201135
Cited documents201251
Cited documents201354
Cited documents201461
Cited documents201551
Cited documents201655
Cited documents201762
Cited documents201855
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