Journal of Rural Health
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Journal of Rural Health

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 0890765X, 17480361
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
History: 1985-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


Each quarterly issue of the Journal of Rural Health combines all you need to know in one accessible place. The journal is dedicated to bringing you the most up-to-date rural health research, policy discussion and education information. Its principal goal is to advance professional practice, research, theory development, and public policy related to rural health. Each issue features original research, policy assessment and educational topics to allow rural health professionals to continue to grow in their field.Join other rural health care providers, policy-makers, educators and researchers in receiving current information on rural health care.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

Journal of Rural Health
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.


Journal of Rural Health
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

Note: impact factor data for reference only

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Journal of Rural Health
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    5.11 5.193 5.069
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    4.583 4.464 4.359
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    3.064 2.949 3.064
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    2.469 2.739 2.778
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    2.137 2.099 2.138
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    1.556 1.826 1.807
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.553 1.641 1.946
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    1.514 1.911 1.981
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    1.661 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    2.087 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    1.642 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    1.586 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    1.621 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    1.413 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    1.202 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    1.353 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    1.309 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.854 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.904 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.657 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.812 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.539 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.658 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)

Journal of Rural Health

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