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16.09.2020 | Original article

Teacher and classmate support may keep adolescents satisfied with school and education. Does gender matter?

A school context enabling a successful trajectory through the educational system is essential for healthy development and upward socio-economic mobility. First and foremost, school plays a crucial role in young people’s development and contributes …

15.09.2020 | Original article

Insufficient sleep duration in association with self-reported pain and corresponding medicine use among adolescents: a cross-sectional population-based study in Latvia

Sleep is essential for adolescent health and well-being. Different sleep-related problems like difficulties in getting to sleep (Ghekiere et al. 2019 ; Gradisar et al. 2011 ), late bedtimes (Patte et al. 2017 ) and sleep disruption (Short et al.

12.09.2020 | Original article

Availability of public open space and the practice of leisure-time physical activity among the Brazilian adult population

Non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs) are a major public health problem in the world, whose complex and multifactorial etiology has been emphasized as main challenge (WHO 2016 ). The insufficient practice of physical activity (PA) is one of the …

10.09.2020 | COVID-19 | Original article Zur Zeit gratis

The immediate psychological effects of Coronavirus Disease 2019 on medical and non-medical students in China

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread rapidly and widely to all the 31 provinces in the mainland of China since January 28, 2020 (NHC of the People’s Republic of China 2020a ). More than 30 thousand people had been confirmed to be infected …

07.09.2020 | Original article

School is (not) calling: the associations of gender, family affluence, disruptions in the social context and learning difficulties with school satisfaction among adolescents in Slovakia

Education can be a powerful engine for greater equality (Walker et al. 2019 ), making low education a major indicator for low socioeconomic status (SES). Persons who lack education are less likely to have a generous income and use to be deprived …

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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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