Top 25 Public Health Journals

Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Science and Social Science Editions, Institute for Scientific Information,
Subject Category: Public, Environmental and Occupational Health


Journal NameImpact Factor1Public Health Knowledge Domain
International Journal of Epidemiology 9.197 Epidemiology
Epidemiologic Reviews 7.333 Epidemiology
Environmental Health Perspectives 7.029 Environmental Health
Annual Review of Public Health 6.627 General Public Health
Epidemiology 6.178 Epidemiology
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 5.478 Epidemiology
Tobacco Control 5.150 Social and Behavioral Sciences
European Journal of Epidemiology 5.147 Epidemiology
Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part B: Critical Reviews 5.146 Environmental Health
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 5.112 Global Health ; General Public Health
American Journal of Epidemiology 4.975 Epidemiology
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 4.324 Chronic Diseases & Conditions ; Epidemiology
American Journal of Preventive Medicine 4.281 General Public Health
American Journal of Public Health 4.229 General Public Health
Environmental Research 3.951 Environmental Health
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 3.938 Communicable Diseases ; Epidemiology
Health Reports 3.314
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 3.294 Epidemiology ; Community Health ; General Public Health
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 3.276 Environmental Health
Occupational and Environmental Medicine 3.234 Environmental Health ; Occupational Health
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 3.125 General Public Health
Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 3.095 Environmental Health ; Occupational Health
Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 3.050 Environmental Health ; Epidemiology
Cancer Causes & Control 2.961 Chronic Diseases & Conditions ; Epidemiology
Genetic Epidemiology 2.951 Chronic Diseases & Conditions ; Epidemiology


1Impact Factor=measure of the frequency with which the "average article" in a journal has been cited in a particular year.