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Table 6 Most influential journals in Health Policy and Services

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 Health Affairs 85858 5495 106 15,62 1990 9 4,321 4,402 11 1 1 19 1981
2 Quality of Life Research 65856 2697 102 24,42 1993 2 2,864 3,270 15 3 3 28 1992
3 Health Services Research 44904 1997 82 22,49 1990 24 2,491 2,772 4 0 0 46 1967
4 Health Policy 29530 1646 53 11,16 1990 14 1,725 1,923 1 1 1 68 1980
5 Milbank Quarterly 22965 605 69 37,96 1990 68 5,391 6,513 8 3 3 78 1923
6 Health Policy and Planning 20646 1306 56 15,81 1991 6 3,442 3,703 1 0 0 89 1986
7 International Journal for Quality in Health Care 18340 1299 54 14,12 1995 7 1,584 2,296 1 0 0 98 1989
8 Value in Health 18129 1403 53 12,92 2002 5 2,891 3,174 3 0 0 100 1998
9 Community Mental Health Journal 15045 1391 49 10,82 1990 26 1,146 1,422 0 0 0 113 1965
10 Medical Care Research and Review 13328 636 55 20,96 1995 52 2,600 3,638 2 0 0 119 1944
11 Hastings Center Report 11744 2179 47 5,39 1990 20 1,080 1,131 0 0 0 132 1971
12 International Journal of Health Services 11664 1102 46 10,58 1990 20 0,988 1,236 2 0 0 133 1971
13 Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 11595 1199 44 9,67 2006 4 2,099 3,152 0 0 0 135 2003
14 Journal of Aging and Health 11313 857 45 13,2 1995 7 1,832 2,057 0 0 0 136 1989
15 Journal of Health Politics Policy and Law 10243 1023 41 10,01 1990 15 0,962 1,169 0 0 0 141 1976
16 Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 9865 1466 35 6,73 1995 6 0,902 1,394 0 0 0 144 1990
17 Journal of Community Health 9787 1247 39 7,85 1994 19 1,573 1,765 0 0 0 145 1975
18 Psychology Public Policy and Law 9354 508 45 18,41 1995 1 1,723 2,697 2 0 0 149 1995
19 Journal of Rural Health 8759 943 37 9,29 1996 12 1,771 1,844 0 0 0 156 1985
20 Gesundheitswesen 5518 1610 23 3,43 2000 62 0,624 0,621 0 0 0 187 1946
  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