Last Updated on June 22, 2023

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


Published By: Elsevier Ltd.

Abbreviation: Soc. Sci. Med.




Impact Score

The impact Score or journal impact score (JIS) is equivalent to Impact Factor. The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric index calculated by Clarivate that reflects the yearly mean number of citations of articles published in the last two years in a given journal, as indexed by Clarivate's Web of Science. On the other hand, Impact Score is based on Scopus data.

5.54

SJR

 1.978

h-Index

 270

Rank

 1346

Important Details

Title Social Science and Medicine
Standard Abbreviation Soc. Sci. Med.
Type of Publication Journal
Discipline Health (social science) (Q1); History and Philosophy of Science (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)
Impact Score 5.54
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.978
h-index 270
Overall Rank 1346
Publisher Name Elsevier Ltd.
Publication Country United Kingdom
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 18735347, 02779536
Coverage and History 1967-2022
Best Quartile Q1
Total Citations Received
(Last 3 Year)
11748

About Social Science and Medicine


Social Science and Medicine is a journal published by Elsevier Ltd.. This journal covers the area[s] related to Health (social science), History and Philosophy of Science, Medicine (miscellaneous), etc. The coverage history of this journal is as follows: 1967-2022. The rank of this journal is 1346. This journal's impact score, h-index, and SJR are 5.54, 270, and 1.978, respectively. The ISSN of this journal is/are as follows: 18735347, 02779536.

The best quartile of Social Science and Medicine is Q1. This journal has received a total of 11748 citations during the last three years (Preceding 2022).


Social Science and Medicine Impact Score 2022-2023


The latest impact score (IS) of the Social Science and Medicine is 5.54. It is computed in the year 2023 as per its definition and based on Scopus data. 5.54

It is increased by a factor of around 0.82, and the percentage change is 17.37% compared to the preceding year 2021, indicating a rising trend.

The impact score (IS), also denoted as the 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

Prediction of Social Science and Medicine Impact Score 2023


Impact Score 2022 of Social Science and Medicine is 5.54. If a similar upward trend continues, IS may increase in 2023 as well.


Impact Score Graph


Check below the Impact Score trends of Social Science and Medicine. This is based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 5.54
2021 4.72
2020 4.10
2019 3.86
2018 3.22
2017 3.30
2016 3.29
2015 3.30
2014 3.44

Social Science and Medicine h-index


  Table Setting

The h-index of Social Science and Medicine is 270. By definition of the h-index, this journal has at least 270 published articles with more than 270 citations.

What is h-index?

The h-index (also known as the Hirsch index or Hirsh index) is a scientometric parameter used to evaluate the scientific impact of the publications and journals. It is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given Journal has published at least h papers and each has at least h citations.




Social Science and Medicine ISSN


The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of Social Science and Medicine is/are as follows: 18735347, 02779536.

The ISSN is a unique 8-digit identifier for a specific publication like Magazine or Journal. The ISSN is used in the postal system and in the publishing world to identify the articles that are published in journals, magazines, newsletters, etc. This is the number assigned to your article by the publisher, and it is the one you will use to reference your article within the library catalogues.

ISSN code (also called as "ISSN structure" or "ISSN syntax") can be expressed as follows: NNNN-NNNC
Here, N is in the set {0,1,2,3...,9}, a digit character, and C is in {0,1,2,3,...,9,X}

Table Setting

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


The Social Science and Medicine is ranked 1346 among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. As per 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 Publisher


Table Setting

The publisher of Social Science and Medicine is Elsevier Ltd.. The publishing house of this journal is located in the United Kingdom. Its coverage history is as follows: 1967-2022.


Call For Papers (CFPs)


Please check the official website of this journal to find out the complete details and Call For Papers (CFPs).


Abbreviation


The International Organization for Standardization 4 (ISO 4) abbreviation of Social Science and Medicine is Soc. Sci. Med.. ISO 4 is an international standard which defines a uniform and consistent system for the abbreviation of serial publication titles, which are published regularly. The primary use of ISO 4 is to abbreviate or shorten the names of scientific journals using the technique of List of Title Word Abbreviations (LTWA).

As ISO 4 is an international standard, the abbreviation ('Soc. Sci. Med.') can be used for citing, indexing, abstraction, and referencing purposes.


How to publish in Social Science and Medicine


If your area of research or discipline is related to Health (social science), History and Philosophy of Science, Medicine (miscellaneous), etc., please check the journal's official website to understand the complete publication process.


Acceptance Rate


There are several factors that influence the acceptance rate of any academic journal. Here are some critical parameters that are considered while calculating the acceptance rate:

  • Interest/demand of researchers/scientists for publishing in a specific journal/conference.
  • The complexity of the peer review process and timeline.
  • Time taken from draft submission to final publication.
  • Number of submissions received and acceptance slots
  • And Many More.

The simplest way to find out the acceptance rate or rejection rate of a Journal/Conference is to check with the journal's/conference's editorial team through emails or through the official website.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What is the impact score of Social Science and Medicine?

The latest impact score of Social Science and Medicine is 5.54. It is computed in the year 2023.


What is the h-index of Social Science and Medicine?

The latest h-index of Social Science and Medicine is 270. It is evaluated in the year 2023.


What is the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of Social Science and Medicine?

The latest SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of Social Science and Medicine is 1.978. It is calculated in the year 2023.


What is the ranking of Social Science and Medicine?

The latest ranking of Social Science and Medicine is 1346. This ranking is among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. It is computed in the year 2023.


Who is the publisher of Social Science and Medicine?

Social Science and Medicine is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The publication country of this journal is United Kingdom.


What is the abbreviation of Social Science and Medicine?

This standard abbreviation of Social Science and Medicine is Soc. Sci. Med..


Is "Social Science and Medicine" a Journal, Conference or Book Series?

Social Science and Medicine is a journal published by Elsevier Ltd..


What is the scope of Social Science and Medicine?

The scope of Social Science and Medicine is as follows:

  • Health (social science)
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)

For detailed scope of Social Science and Medicine, check the official website of this journal.


What is the ISSN of Social Science and Medicine?

The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of Social Science and Medicine is/are as follows: 18735347, 02779536.


What is the best quartile for Social Science and Medicine?

The best quartile for Social Science and Medicine is Q1.


What is the coverage history of Social Science and Medicine?

The coverage history of Social Science and Medicine is as follows 1967-2022.


Credits and Sources


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

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.


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International Journal of Press/Politics Journal SAGE Publications Inc. 954 77 6.45
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Social Science and Medicine Impact Score (IS) Trend

Table: Impact Score

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Updated Soon
2022 5.54
2021 4.72
2020 4.10
2019 3.86
2018 3.22
2017 3.30
2016 3.29
2015 3.30
2014 3.44



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