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Table 1 Most influential journals in Public Health Research

From: Influential journals in health research: a bibliometric study

R Journal name TC TP H TC/TP Year Volume IF IF5 T50 T200 T200* GR First year
1 American Journal of Public Health 302196 9203 198 32,84 1991 81 4,229 4,997 15 9 1 3 1911
2 Social Science & Medicine 281663 9656 163 29,17 1990 31 2,558 3,568 17 14 0 4 1967
3 Bulletin of The World Health Organization 80812 2597 110 31,12 1990 68 5,112 6,372 8 7 14 22 1948
4 BMC Public Health 60880 7434 64 8,19 2001 1 2,321 2,781 0 0 0 31 2001
5 Public Health Nutrition 46882 2988 84 15,69 1999 2 2,483 2,798 1 1 0 41 1998
6 Drug Safety 46562 2005 87 23,22 1990 5 2,620 3,424 0 0 0 42 1986
7 Annual Review of Public Health 39592 595 104 66,54 1991 12 6,627 7,984 4 4 1 51 1980
8 Public Health Reports 34617 2064 67 13,29 1990 105 1,644 1,791 1 1 2 61 2001
9 Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 22531 2219 54 10,15 1996 20 1,897 1,835 0 0 0 82 1977
10 Canadian Journal of Public Health-Revue Canadienne de Sante Publique 20835 2515 44 8,28 1990 81 1,094 1,325 1 1 0 88 1997
11 European Journal of Public Health 20399 1851 51 11,02 1997 7 2,459 2,743 0 0 0 91 1991
12 Public Health 20393 2488 48 8,2 1990 104 1,475 1,514 0 0 0 92 1888
13 Revista de Saude Publica 18366 2810 41 6,54 1990 24 1,219 1,587 0 0 0 97 1967
14 Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 17440 1568 50 11,12 1999 27 3,125 2,570 0 0 0 103 1973
15 Journal of American College Health 15664 1011 57 15,49 1994 43 1,397 2,223 2 1 0 109 1978
16 Journal of Safety Research 13917 1070 47 13,01 1990 21 1,303 1,940 0 0 0 116 1982
17 Public Health Nursing 11167 1373 37 8,13 1990 7 0,886 1,131 0 0 0 137 1984
18 Maternal and Child Health Journal 9992 1434 36 6,97 2004 8 2,015 2,318 0 0 0 143 1997
19 Salud Publica de Mexico 8805 2008 30 4,38 1993 35 1,034 1,221 0 0 0 154 1997
20 Ethnicity & Disease 7952 1285 32 6,19 2004 14 0,921 1,233 0 0 0 160 2003
  1. Abbreviations: TC Total citations, TP Total papers, H Hirsch index, TC/TP Average citations per paper, IF Impact factor, IF5 5-year impact factor, T50 Number of papers among the 50 most cited of the category, T200 and T200* Number of papers among the 200 most cited in all fields of health between 1990–2014 and before 1990, GR Global ranking considering all the journals