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.
|Title||Social Science and Medicine|
|Abbreviation||Soc. Sci. Med.|
|Subject Area, Categories, Scope||Health (social science) (Q1); History and Philosophy of Science (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)|
|SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)||1.978|
Social Science & Medicine provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of social science research on health. We publish original research articles (both empirical and theoretical), reviews, position papers and commentaries on health issues, to inform current research, policy and practice in all areas of common interest to social scientists, health practitioners, and policy makers. The journal publishes material relevant to any aspect of health from a wide range of social science disciplines (anthropology, economics, epidemiology, geography, policy, psychology, and sociology), and material relevant to the social sciences from any of the professions concerned with physical and mental health, health care, clinical practice, and health policy and organization.
Social Science and Medicine is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Health (social science) (Q1); History and Philosophy of Science (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Social Science and Medicine is 1346. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.978. 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 270. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.
The ISSN of Social Science and Medicine journal is 18735347, 02779536. 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. Social Science and Medicine is cited by a total of 11748 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).
The impact score (IS) 2022 of Social Science and Medicine is 5.54, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Social Science and Medicine IS is increased by a factor of 0.82 and approximate percentage change is 17.37% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising trend. The impact score (IS), 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.
IS 2022 of Social Science and Medicine is 5.54. If the same upward trend persists, impact score may rise in 2023 as well.
|Year||Impact Score (IS)|
Social Science and Medicine has an h-index of 270. It means 270 articles of this journal have more than 270 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.
The ISSN of Social Science and Medicine is 18735347, 02779536. 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.
The overall rank of Social Science and Medicine is 1346. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.978. 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.
Social Science and Medicine is published by Elsevier Ltd.. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. 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.
Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.
The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Social Science and Medicine is Soc. Sci. Med.. This abbreviation ('Soc. Sci. Med.') 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.
If your research field is/are related to Health (social science) (Q1); History and Philosophy of Science (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.
The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.
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.
The latest impact index of the Social Science and Medicine is 5.54. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact index or impact score of this journal are 5.54 (2022) and 3.22 (2018), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 3.86 in the previous 9 years.
The Social Science and Medicine has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 1.978, 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 2.031 in 2018 and the lowest being 1.787 in 2016. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Social Science and Medicine over the previous 9-year period stands at 3.86.
The latest h-index of the Social Science and Medicine is 270.
The Social Science and Medicine is published by the Elsevier Ltd., with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.
The Social Science and Medicine is currently ranked 1346 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 1332 in 2018 and its lowest position of 1728 in 2016.
The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Social Science and Medicine is Soc. Sci. Med..
Social Science and Medicine is classified as a journal that the Elsevier Ltd. publishes.
The Social Science and Medicine encompasses the following areas:
For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.
The Social Science and Medicine is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 18735347, 02779536.
The best quartile for the Social Science and Medicine is Q1 (2022).
The Social Science and Medicine coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1967-2022.
|Journal/Conference/Workshop/Book Title||Type||Ranking||Publisher||h-index||Impact Score|
|SPE Production and Operations Symposium, Proceedings||conference and proceedings||15907||21||0.00|
|CESifo Economic Studies||journal||14012||Oxford University Press||32||1.70|
|Milan Journal of Mathematics||journal||3120||Birkhauser Verlag Basel||28||1.79|
|Materials Research||journal||14791||Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos||65||1.62|
|Mathematical Modelling and Analysis||journal||11315||Vilnius Gediminas Technical University||27||1.75|
|Journal, Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine||journal||24608||Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine||16||0.06|
|Socialism and Democracy||journal||26162||Taylor and Francis Ltd.||17||0.09|
|European Surgery - Acta Chirurgica Austriaca||journal||16873||Springer Medizin||23||0.58|
|Rinsan Shikenj Oha/Journal of the Hokkaido Forest Products Research Institute||journal||25369||Hoikkaido Forest Products Research Institute||4||0.00|
|Proceedings of the International Semiconductor Conference, CAS||conference and proceedings||25734||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.||16||0.00|
|Year||Impact Score (IS)|