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Aims and scope

BMC Public Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the epidemiology of disease and the understanding of all aspects of public health. The journal has a special focus on the social determinants of health, the environmental, behavioral, and occupational correlates of health and disease, and the impact of health policies, practices and interventions on the community.

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BMC Public Health supports:

The UN Sustainable Development Goals

assisting policy-makers, governments and humanitarian organizations in making research-backed decisions to advance the international well-being agenda.

Equity in academic publishing

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    4.5 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.7 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.661 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.307 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    21 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    171 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    23,167,683 downloads
    87,423 Altmetric mentions 

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

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