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Journal of Health and Social Behavior

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

5.04

h-Index

2022-2023

 141

Rank

2022-2023

 960

SJR

2022-2023

 2.409

Note: The impact score or impact index shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics and Factor

Title Journal of Health and Social Behavior
Abbreviation J. Health Soc. Behav.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1)
h-index 141
Overall Rank/Ranking 960
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.409
Impact Score 5.04
Publisher American Sociological Association
Country United States
ISSN 00221465, 21506000
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1967-2022




Aim and Scope


The Journal of Health and Social Behavior is a medical sociology journal that publishes empirical and theoretical articles that apply sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health and illness and the organization of medicine and health care. Its editorial policy favors manuscripts that are grounded in important theoretical issues in medical sociology or the sociology of mental health and that advance our theoretical understanding of the processes by which social factors and human health are interrelated.


About Journal of Health and Social Behavior


Journal of Health and Social Behavior is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1). It is published by American Sociological Association. The overall rank of Journal of Health and Social Behavior is 960. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.409. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 141. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Journal of Health and Social Behavior journal is 00221465, 21506000. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. Journal of Health and Social Behavior is cited by a total of 508 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Journal of Health and Social Behavior Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Health and Social Behavior is 5.04, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Journal of Health and Social Behavior IF is increased by a factor of 0.88 and approximate percentage change is 21.15% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising trend. The impact IF, also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Journal of Health and Social Behavior Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Health and Social Behavior is 5.04. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Journal of Health and Social Behavior. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 5.04
2021 4.16
2020 3.37
2019 2.18
2018 2.35
2017 2.72
2016 3.18
2015 3.36
2014 2.90

Journal of Health and Social Behavior h-index


  Table Setting

Journal of Health and Social Behavior has an h-index of 141. It means 141 articles of this journal have more than 141 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




Journal of Health and Social Behavior ISSN


The ISSN of Journal of Health and Social Behavior is 00221465, 21506000. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

Journal of Health and Social Behavior Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Journal of Health and Social Behavior is 960. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.409. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

SJR of Journal of Health and Social Behavior by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.409
2021 1.758
2020 1.649
2019 1.314
2018 1.790
2017 1.949
2016 1.895
2015 1.907
2014 2.038

Ranking of Journal of Health and Social Behavior by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 960
2021 1573
2020 1912
2019 2823
2018 1657
2017 1451
2016 1569
2015 1584
2014 1354

Journal of Health and Social Behavior Publisher


Table Setting

Journal of Health and Social Behavior is published by American Sociological Association. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1967-2022. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Journal of Health and Social Behavior is J. Health Soc. Behav.. This abbreviation ('J. Health Soc. Behav.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in Journal of Health and Social Behavior


If your research field is/are related to Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior?

Journal of Health and Social Behavior latest impact IF is 5.04. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 5.04 (2022) and 2.18 (2019), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 3.25 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior?

The Journal of Health and Social Behavior has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 2.409, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 2.409 in 2022 and the lowest being 1.314 in 2019. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior over the previous 9-year period stands at 3.25.


What's the latest h-index of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior?

The latest h-index of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior is 141.


Who's the publisher of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior?

The Journal of Health and Social Behavior is published by the American Sociological Association, with its country of publication being the United States.


What's the current ranking of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior?

The Journal of Health and Social Behavior is currently ranked 960 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 960 in 2022 and its lowest position of 2823 in 2019.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Journal of Health and Social Behavior?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Journal of Health and Social Behavior is J. Health Soc. Behav..


Is the "Journal of Health and Social Behavior" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Journal of Health and Social Behavior is classified as a journal that the American Sociological Association publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior?

The Journal of Health and Social Behavior encompasses the following areas:

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Social Psychology

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior?

The Journal of Health and Social Behavior is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 00221465, 21506000.


What's the best quartile of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior?

The best quartile for the Journal of Health and Social Behavior is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior?

The Journal of Health and Social Behavior coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1967-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Journal of Health and Social Behavior

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 5.04
2021 4.16
2020 3.37
2019 2.18
2018 2.35
2017 2.72
2016 3.18
2015 3.36
2014 2.90



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