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Social Science and Medicine- Impact Score, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Metrics

Last Updated on November 16, 2021

Impact Score

4.39

h-Index

 243

Rank

 1438

SJR

 1.913

Note: The impact score 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

Title Social Science and Medicine
Abbreviation Soc. Sci. Med.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Health (social science) (Q1); History and Philosophy of Science (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)
h-index 243
Overall Rank/Ranking 1438
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.913
Impact Score 4.39
Publisher Elsevier Ltd.
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 18735347, 02779536




Aim and Scope


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.


About Social Science and Medicine


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 1438. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.913. 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 243. 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 7601 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


Social Science and Medicine Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of Social Science and Medicine is 4.39, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. Social Science and Medicine IS is increased by a factor of 0.61 and approximate percentage change is 16.14% when compared to preceding year 2019, 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.

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Social Science and Medicine Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of Social Science and Medicine is 4.39. If the same upward trend persists, impact score of joule may rise in 2021 as well.


Impact Score Trend


Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Social Science and Medicine. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 4.39
2019 3.78
2018 3.11
2017 3.25
2016 3.22
2015 3.23
2014 3.40

Social Science and Medicine h-index


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Social Science and Medicine has an h-index of 243. It means 243 articles of this journal have more than 243 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.




Social Science and Medicine ISSN


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.

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Social Science and Medicine Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Social Science and Medicine is 1438. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.913. 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 Publisher


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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: 1967-2020. 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 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.


How to publish in Social Science and Medicine


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.


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.


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 Social Science and Medicine

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 4.39
2019 3.78
2018 3.11
2017 3.25
2016 3.22
2015 3.23
2014 3.40



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