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Table 4 Most influential journals in Health Promotion and Health Behavior

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 Preventive Medicine 115942 3947 133 29,37 1990 6 4,281 5,092 13 5 5 12 1985
2 Preventive Medicine 111066 4186 122 26,53 1990 19 2,932 3,917 4 3 3 14 1972
3 Journal of Adolescent Health 78449 3676 96 21,34 1990 11 2,748 3,753 2 0 0 23 1980
4 Patient Education and Counseling 59813 3611 83 16,56 1990 15 2,598 3,158 2 0 0 33 1978
5 Medical Education 50964 3253 79 15,67 1990 24 3,617 3,963 0 0 0 37 1966
6 Journal of Health and Social Behavior 45820 728 107 62,94 1990 31 2,951 4,457 8 4 4 44 1960
7 Supportive Care in Cancer 39781 3384 62 11,76 1993 1 2,495 2,845 0 0 0 50 1993
8 AIDS Care-Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV 39017 2795 66 13,96 1992 4 2,194 2,454 1 1 1 53 1989
9 American Journal of Community Psychology 33534 1259 84 26,64 1990 18 1,968 2,888 1 1 0 63 1973
10 Tobacco Control 32078 1641 74 19,55 1998 7 5,150 4,532 1 0 0 66 1992
11 Health Education Research 31136 1594 73 19,53 1991 6 1,944 2,508 0 0 0 67 1986
12 Qualitative Health Research 28115 1864 58 15,08 1995 5 1,441 - 1 1 0 70 1991
13 Psychology & Health 24761 1407 57 17,6 1992 7 2,255 2,107 5 1 1 74 1987
14 Medical Teacher 24402 3370 52 7,24 1990 12 2,045 2,170 1 1 1 75 1979
15 Sociology of Health & Illness 23121 1134 65 20,39 1990 12 2,014 2,62 0 0 0 77 1979
16 AIDS and Behavior 22636 1863 55 12,15 2003 7 3,312 3,977 0 0 0 81 1997
17 American Journal of Health Promotion 21372 1072 63 19,94 1995 9 1,762 2,389 4 2 2 83 1986
18 AIDS Education and Prevention 20901 1123 57 18,61 1992 4 1,505 2,298 0 0 0 86 1989
19 Journal of School Health 20436 1887 56 10,83 1990 60 1,659 2,132 0 0 0 90 1930
20 AIDS Patient Care and STDs 20210 1622 49 12,46 1996 10 3,576 3,255 0 0 0 93 1987
  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