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Table 6 Top ten active journals in publishing the health- and infection-related literature (1980–2019)

From: Bibliometric analysis of peer-reviewed literature on climate change and human health with an emphasis on infectious diseases

Health-related literature (N = 4247)
Ranka Journal Frequency % C/D Country Journal Rank
 1st International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 184 4.3 11.4 Switzerland Q2
 2nd Environmental Health Perspectives 102 2.4 78.3 United States Q1
 3rd Lancet 78 1.8 42.6 United Kingdom Q1
 4th BMJ Clinical Research Ed 66 1.6 2.2 United Kingdom
 5th Climatic Change 57 1.3 31.4 Netherlands Q1
 6th Parasites and Vectors 56 1.3 24.9 United Kingdom Q1
 7th Plos One 51 1.2 25.2 United States Q1
 8th Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases 46 1.1 34.7 United States Q1
 9th American Journal of Public Health 44 1.0 50.3 United States Q1
 10th Global Health Action 40 0.9 25.5 United Kingdom Q1
Infection-related literature (1207)
 1st Parasites And Vectors 56 4.6 23.8 United Kingdom Q1
 2nd Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases 47 3.9 32.3 United States Q1
 3rd Malaria Journal 40 3.3 27 United Kingdom Q1
 4th Epidemiology and Infection 33 2.7 23.3 United Kingdom Q2
 5th Plos One 32 2.7 30.2 United States Q1
 6th International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 21 1.7 15.4 Switzerland Q2
 7th American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 20 1.7 50.6 United States Q1
 7th Environmental Health Perspectives 20 1.7 100.5 United States Q1
 9th Emerging Infectious Diseases 16 1.3 53.9 United States Q1
 9th Science of the Total Environment 16 1.3 28.1 Netherlands Q1
  1. aIn ranking, two equally active journals were given similar ranks and one position in the rank was skipped. C/D = number of citations per document. Q = Quartile
  2. Infection-related literature: documents on climate change and infectious diseases. Health-related literature: documents on climate change and health