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Journal of Pediatrics

Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 00223476, 10976833
Publisher: Mosby Inc.
History: 1932-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Journal of Pediatrics

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



The Journal of Pediatrics is an international peer-reviewed journal that advances pediatric research and serves as a practical guide for pediatricians who manage health and diagnose and treat disorders in infants, children, and adolescents. The Journal publishes original work based on standards of excellence and expert review. The Journal seeks to publish high quality original articles that are immediately applicable to practice (basic science, translational research, evidence-based medicine), brief clinical and laboratory case reports, medical progress, expert commentary, grand rounds, insightful editorials, “classic” physical examinations, and novel insights into clinical and academic pediatric medicine related to every aspect of child health. Published monthly since 1932, The Journal of Pediatrics continues to promote the latest developments in pediatric medicine, child health, policy, and advocacy. Topics covered in The Journal of Pediatrics include, but are not limited to: General Pediatrics Pediatric Subspecialties Adolescent Medicine Allergy and Immunology Cardiology Critical Care Medicine Developmental-Behavioral Medicine Endocrinology Gastroenterology Hematology-Oncology Infectious Diseases Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Nephrology Neurology Emergency Medicine Pulmonology Rheumatology Genetics Ethics Health Service Research Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine.

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Journal of Pediatrics

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 2.794
  • 2018 Impact Factor 2.771
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.628
  • 2016 Impact Factor 2.753
  • 2015 Impact Factor 3.048
  • 2014 Impact Factor 3.090
  • 2013 Impact Factor 3.110
  • 2012 Impact Factor 3.440
  • 2011 Impact Factor 3.005
  • 2010 Impact Factor 2.790
  • 2009 Impact Factor 2.998
  • 2008 Impact Factor 2.980
  • 2007 Impact Factor 3.865
  • 2006 Impact Factor 5.279
  • 2005 Impact Factor 4.679
  • 2004 Impact Factor 3.502
  • 2003 Impact Factor 3.162
  • 2002 Impact Factor 3.408
  • 2001 Impact Factor 3.833
  • 2000 Impact Factor 3.821
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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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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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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.