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BMJ's impact factor increases by 24%

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7354.8/d (Published 06 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:8
  1. Andrea Horgan
  1. London

    The BMJ's impact factor, a measure of the average number of citations to a journal's articles, increased by almost a quarter between 2000 and 2001, from 5.331 to 6.629. Three other big general medical titles also increased their impact factor over the same period: the Lancet from 10.232 to 13.251 (a rise of 30%), JAMA from 15.402 …

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