Health Physics
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Health Physics

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 00179078, 15385159
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Ltd.
History: 1958-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


Health Physics, first published in 1958, has provided a wide variety of radiation safety professionals including health physicists, nuclear chemists, and physicians with interest in nuclear and radiological medicine to stay on the cutting edge of scientific and technological advances in the field of radiation safety for these and other disciplines in science and engineering. With the many advances in medicine, industry and research using radioactive materials and radiation machines, there is an ongoing need for cutting edge information on radiation safety. The journal along with its quarterly supplement, Operational Radiation Safety, provides features that allow readers to understand more about the topics that interest them.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.


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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    1.686 1.556 1.399
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    1.721 1.495 1.362
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    1.082 1 0.892
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.772 0.766 0.857
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.802 0.807 0.817
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.835 0.884 0.905
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.026 1.023 1.038
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    1.083 1.212 1.064
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    1.161 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.651 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    1.009 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    1.679 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    1.161 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.897 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.777 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.761 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.809 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.817 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.645 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.671 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.774 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.658 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.664 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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H-Index History