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International Journal of Public Health

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21.03.2019 | EDITORIAL

Development is not the same as ageing: the relevance of puberty to health of adolescents

19.03.2019 | Original article

Road map towards a harmonized pan-European surveillance of obesity-related lifestyle behaviours and their determinants in children and adolescents

The Vienna Declaration on Nutrition and Non-communicable Diseases and the European child and adolescent health strategy 2015–2020 (World Health Organization 2014 ; World Health Organization Europe 2013 ) acknowledged the disease burden caused by …

19.03.2019 | Original article

Neighbourhood environment and transport-related and leisure-time sedentary behaviour amongst women in a city in Southern Brazil: a multilevel analysis

Sedentary behaviour (SB) is defined as activities performed in a sitting or lying posture under conditions of reduced energy expenditure (≤ 1.5 metabolic equivalents) (Sedentary Behaviour Research 2012 ). In recent years, prospective studies have …

19.03.2019 | Original article

Quantifying the impact of reducing socioeconomic inequalities in modifiable risk factors on mortality and mortality inequalities in South Korea

Health inequalities are an important public health problem globally, as well as in South Korea (CSDH 2008 ; Mackenbach et al. 2008 ; Stringhini et al. 2010 ; Khang and Lee 2012 ; Di Cesare et al. 2013 ). Inequalities in health outcomes are created …

13.03.2019 | Original article

Adherence to diabetes care process indicators in migrants as compared to non-migrants with diabetes: a retrospective cohort study

Even in a universalistic healthcare system as the Italian one, socioeconomic inequalities in the quality of care have been documented to exist (Agabiti et al. 2009 ; Cafagna and Seghieri 2017 ; Barsanti and Nuti 2014 ).

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The International Journal of Public Health publishes scientific articles relevant to global public health, from different countries and cultures, and assembles them into issues that raise awareness and understanding of public health problems and solutions. The Journal welcomes submissions of original research, critical and relevant reviews, methodological papers, and manuscripts that emphasize theoretical content. IJPH sometimes publishes commentaries and opinions. Special issues highlight key areas of current research. The Editorial Board's mission is to provide a thoughtful forum for contemporary issues and challenges in global public health research and practice.

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Bibliographic Data
First published in 1955 as "Sozial-und Präventivmedizin," renamed in 2007
1 volume per year, 6 issues / volume
Online First!
ISSN 1661-8556 (print)
ISSN 1661-8564 (online)

IJPH Impact Factor and Ranking Over the Years


2-Year Impact Factor

JCR Science Edition Public, Environmental & Occupational Health

JCR Social Science Edition Public, Environmental & Occupational Health

5-Year Impact Factor



39 out of 162

18 out of 145




59 out of 162

35 out of 143




60 out of 161

27 out of 139




41 out of 158

19 out of 131




47 out of 142

23 out of 116



74 out of 122

48 out of 95

Source: Journal Citation Reports JCR, Science Edition and Social Science Edition, Thomson Reuters

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