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About the Journal

The American Journal of Epidemiology is the oldest and one of the premier epidemiologic journals devoted to the publication of empirical research findings, opinion pieces, and methodological developments in the field of epidemiologic research.

It is a peer-reviewed journal aimed at both fellow epidemiologists and those who use epidemiologic data, including public health workers and clinicians.


Year Impact Factor Si: Public, Environmental & Occupational Health
2015 5.036 12 out of 172
2014 5.230 9 out of 162
2013 4.975 11 out of 160
2012 4.780 9 out of 158
2011 5.216 6 out of 157
2010 5.745 6 out of 140
2009 5.589 5 out of 122
2008 5.454 6 out of 105
2007 5.285 4 out of 100
2006 5.241 4 out of 98

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.

Abstracting and Indexing

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Abstracts in Anthropology
Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases
Addiction Abstracts
Agbiotech News and Information
Aqualine Abstracts
Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
Bibliography of Asian Studies
Biological Abstracts
Biology Digest
BIOSIS Previews
CAB Abstracts
Calcium and Calcified Tissue Abstracts
Criminal Justice Abstracts
Current Contents® /Clinical Medicine
Current Contents® /Life Sciences
Dairy Science Abstracts
Education Research Abstracts
Environmental Science and Pollution Management
Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals
General Science Index
Global Health
Health & Safety Science Abstracts
Helminthology Abstracts
Horticultural Abstracts
INIS Atomindex
Journal Citation Reports /Science Edition
Journal of Health Population & Nutrition
Journal Watch: Infectious Diseases
Journal Watch: Women's Health
Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews
Nutrition Research Newsletter
Periodicals Index Online (PIO)
Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome News
Physical Education Index
Pig News & Information
Plant Breeding Abstracts
Pollution Abstracts
Poultry Abstracts
Poultry Abstracts
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Protozoological Abstracts
Reactions Weekly
Review of Agricultural Entomology
Review of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants
Review of Medical and Veterinary Mycology
Review of Plant Pathology
Risk Abstracts
Rural Development Abstracts
Safety and Health at Work
Sage Race Relations Abstracts
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®)
Science Citation Index®
Soybean Abstracts
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts (SWA)
The Standard Periodical Directory
Toxicology Abstracts
Tropical Diseases Bulletin
Virology and Aids Abstracts
Weed Abstracts
Wildlife Review
Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition
World Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Abstracts

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