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Table 4 Journals and impact factors related to the articles in the sample

From: Bibliometric trends of health economic evaluation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Journal Articles Impact Factor*
Number % of the sample
PLOS ONE 18 15.1 % 3.54
Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 11 9.2 % NA
Malaria Journal 10 8.4 % 3.49
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 9 7.6 % 4.39
PLOS Medicine 4 3.4 % 14.0
Health Policy and Planning 4 3.4 % 3.00
Tropical Medicine and International Health 4 3.4 % 2.30
AIDS 3 2.5 % 6.56
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 3 2.5 % 5.11
Value in Health 3 2.5 % 2.89
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 3 2.5 % 2.74
Weighted average impact factor for the full sample (weighted by the number of articles) 4.959
Maximum impact factor for the full sample   39.207 (Lancet)
Minimum impact factor for the full sample   0.191 (Malawi Medical Journal)
  1. *SCI Journal Impact Factor: Measure that reflects the average number of citations [44]