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Volume 1, Issue 2 (10-2015)                   JMIS 2015, 1(2): 31-41 | Back to browse issues page

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Ghazimirsaeid S J, Kolbadi Nejad K, Momtazan M, Mohammadi M. Citation and content analysis of journal of Payavard Salamat. JMIS. 2015; 1 (2) :31-41
URL: http://jmis.hums.ac.ir/article-1-53-en.html
Instructor, School of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran.
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Introduction: Citation and content analysis are one of the most common methods for evaluating scientific journals. The aim of this study is analyzing content and citation of Payavard Salamats Journal.

Methods: This is a descriptive and cross sectional study. The collecting tool was an author-made check list. The research population included all 164 Published articles in Payavard Salamat journal between 2007-2014. Collected data was analyzed by Excel 2007 and presented through descriptive statistics in charts and tables.

Results: Results showed that more men participated in authoring articles than women. Most of authors had a master degree. Author collaboration was calculated to be 72 percent. The majority of articles were descriptive and used questionnaires. Most of articles were in the field of Health Management Services and had no Organizational Financial support. On average, each article had 22.31 citations most of which were involved articles. The citation rate of the journal was calculated to be 2.44 percent.

Conclusion: Author collaboration in journal of Payavard Salamat was relatively good and self-citation rate was very low. It is advised to balance publishing articles in different fields of paramedical sciences and use more tables and graphs for presenting findings.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/10/31 | Accepted: 2015/05/22 | Published: 2015/06/22

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