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Impact Factor Database

The Lancet Global Health

Impact Factor

21.597

H Index

88

Impact Factor

6.127

The Lancet Global Health

Basic Journal Info

Country

United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 2214109X
Publisher: Elsevier BV
History: 2013-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories

The Lancet Global Health
2020 Impact Factor by Web of Science

Index

SCIE/SSCI

Impact Factor

21.597

by WOS

Ranking

68

by WOS

The Lancet Global Health
2020 SJR, SJR Impact Factor and H Index

H Index

88

SJR

7.97

Scopus Impact Factor

6.127

The Lancet Global Health
2020 SJR Impact Factor 2-year, 3-year, 4-year

2-year
Impact Factor

6.171

3-year
Impact Factor

6.37

4-year
Impact Factor

6.127

Scope/Description:

Each monthly open access (subscription-free), online issue of The Lancet Global Health features original research, commentary, and correspondence. Our focus is on disadvantaged populations, be they whole economic regions or marginalised groups within otherwise prosperous nations, with a preference for the following topics: reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent health; infectious diseases, including neglected tropical diseases; non-communicable diseases; mental health; the global health workforce; health systems; surgery; and health policy. All original research is subjected to The Lancet's usual rigorous standards of external clinical and statistical peer review, and edited by experienced technical editors to the highest standards.

The Lancet Global Health
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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The Lancet Global Health
Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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The Lancet Global Health
Scopus 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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The Lancet Global Health
SCR Journal Impact Factor History

  • 2020 Impact Factor 6.171
  • 2019 Impact Factor 22.072
  • 2018 Impact Factor 16.804
  • 2017 Impact Factor 20.974
  • 2016 Impact Factor 20.000
  • 2015 Impact Factor 17.184
  • 2014 Impact Factor 11.792
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.000
  • 2012 Impact Factor NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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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 Lancet Global Health

H-Index

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

88

The Lancet Global Health

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.

7.97