Time trends in the impact factor of Public Health journals

  title={Time trends in the impact factor of Public Health journals},
  author={Gonzalo L{\'o}pez-Abente and Concha Mu{\~n}oz-Tinoco},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  pages={24 - 24}
BACKGROUND Journal impact factor (IF) is linked to the probability of a paper being cited and is progressively becoming incorporated into researchers' curricula vitae. Furthermore, the decision as to which journal a given study should be submitted, may well be based on the trend in the journal's overall quality. This study sought to assess time trends in journal IF in the field of public, environmental and occupational health. METHODS We used the IFs of 80 Public Health journals that were… CONTINUE READING
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