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Table 5 Most influential journals in Epidemiology

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 Epidemiology 357243 8162 211 43,77 1990 131 4,975 6,067 11 8 49 1 1921
2 Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 207614 6073 147 34,19 1991 1 4,324 4,647 2 1 0 5 1991
3 Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 168450 4502 167 37,42 1990 43 5,478 5,898 17 16 2 7 1955
4 Statistics in Medicine 148692 6505 140 22,86 1990 9 2,037 2,828 0 0 6 10 1982
5 International Journal of Epidemiology 140691 4335 134 32,45 1990 19 9,197 8,000 3 0 3 11 1972
6 Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 99343 3939 117 25,22 1990 44 3,294 3,667 2 2 3 15 1947
7 Epidemiology 93837 3124 126 30,04 1991 2 6,178 6,894 1 1 0 16 1990
8 Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 86969 4588 100 18,96 1990 11 3,938 4,423 5 3 0 18 1980
9 Cancer Causes & Control 83834 3003 112 27,92 1990 1 2,961 3,434 1 1 0 21 1990
10 Epidemiology and Infection 73121 4117 85 17,76 1990 104 2,491 2,671 0 0 0 25 1901
11 European Journal of Epidemiology 46372 2896 71 16,01 1990 6 5,147 4,245 1 1 0 43 1985
12 Annals of Epidemiology 43089 2002 83 21,52 1996 6 2,145 2,895 0 0 0 48 1990
13 Genetic Epidemiology 38300 2040 77 18,77 1990 7 2,951 3,489 1 1 1 54 1984
14 Epidemiologic Reviews 34630 456 93 75,94 1990 12 7,333 12,344 4 3 5 60 1979
15 Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology 33089 1726 66 19,17 1990 18 1,944 2,491 0 0 0 64 1973
16 Neuroepidemiology 24773 1314 62 18,85 1990 9 2,476 2,863 0 0 0 73 1982
17 Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 21249 1228 59 17,3 1994 8 2,811 2,796 0 0 0 84 1987
18 Journal of Urban Health-Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 18231 1274 54 14,31 1998 75 1,943 2,517 0 0 0 99 1925
19 Statistical Methods in Medical Research 11801 490 44 24,08 1999 8 2,957 3,155 2 2 0 131 1992
20 BMC Medical Research Methodology 8936 979 39 9,13 2007 7 2,168 3,024 0 0 0 153 2001
  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