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Table 8 Top 20 health-related journals publishing on poverty-related health issues (2005–2015)

From: Bibliometric analysis of medicine-related publications on poverty (2005–2015)

SCRa Journal Frequency % TC C/A IF
1st Lancet 32 2.02 620 19.38 44.002
2nd American Journal of Public Health 26 1.64 864 33.23 2.24
3rd Plos One 25 1.58 207 8.28 3.54
4th Health and Place 20 1.26 254 12.70 1.74
5th Social Science and Medicine 19 1.20 530 27.89 2.814
6th BMC Public Health 18 1.14 216 12.00 2.209
7th Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases 18 1.14 564 31.33 4.446
7th Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 16 1.01 220 13.75 3.31
9th BMJ Clinical Research Ed b 15 0.95 17 1.13 17.4
10th Ciencia E Saude Coletiva 14 0.88 71 5.07 0.50
11th Bulletin of The World Health Organization 13 0.821 435 33.46 5.089
12th International Journal for Equity in Health 12 0.758 70 5.83 2.378
13th Tropical Medicine and International Health 11 0.695 386 35.09 2.519
14th Journal of Urban Health 10 0.632 154 15.40 2.046
14th Paediatrics and Child Health 10 0.632 46 4.60 1.477
14th Pediatrics 10 0.632 320 32.00 5.473
14th Preventing Chronic Disease 10 0.632 51 5.10 2.170
14th Salud Publica De Mexico 10 0.632 35 3.50 1.107
19th International Journal of Health Services 9 0.569 42 4.67 0.782
19th Journal of Health Care for The Poor and Underserved 9 0.569 52 5.78 0.924
19th Plos Medicine 9 0.569 225 25.00 14.429
  1. TC total citations, C/A average number of citations per article calculated by dividing the total citation by number of articles for each journal, IF impact factor
  2. a SCR standard competition ranking. Equal countries were given the same ranking number, and then a gap is left in the ranking numbers
  3. bDiscontinued in 1988. Currently it is known as BMJ (British Medical Journal)