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Table 2 Journals ranked in descending order, by index of annual change (IAC).

From: Time trends in the impact factor of Public Health journals

Title IAC IF(2003) mean p-value
TOBACC. CONTROL 0.509 3.164 2.052 0.181
J. WOMEN. HEALTH. GEN. B 0.388 1.561 0.928 0.007
J. URBAN. HEALTH 0.316 1.286 0.723 0.002
INT. J. HYG. ENVIR. HEAL 0.302 1.085 0.822 0.142
EPIDEMIOLOGY 0.250 4.220 3.093 0.000
DRUG. SAFETY 0.238 2.971 2.059 0.000
AM. J. PREV. MED 0.232 3.256 1.440 0.000
ANNU. REV. PUBL. HEALTH 0.225 5.179 3.158 0.010
ENVIRON. HEALTH. PERSP 0.220 3.038 2.192 0.000
ANN. AGR. ENV. MED 0.216 0.827 0.590 0.065
CANCER. EPIDEMI. BIOMAR 0.214 4.720 3.475 0.001
SCAN. J. PUBLIC. HEALT 0.207 1.018 0.714 0.044
TROP. MED. INT. HEALTH 0.181 2.156 1.477 0.003
AIHAJ 0.180 0.601 0.449 0.166
SOZ. PREVENTIV. MED 0.170 0.750 0.525 0.013
ANN. EPIDEMIOL 0.141 2.345 1.995 0.001
PSYCHIATR. SERV 0.138 2.274 1.658 0.004
PAEDIATR. PERINAT. EP 0.132 1.673 1.176 0.005
INT. J. EPIDEMIOL 0.125 3.289 1.820 0.001
J. EXPO. ANAL. ENV. EPID 0.124 1.263 1.033 0.001
B. WORLD. HEALTH. ORGAN 0.115 2.442 1.838 0.001
TOXICOL. IND. HEALTH 0.106 0.508 1.051 0.206
MED. CARE 0.105 3.152 2.379 0.004
PATIENT. EDUC. COUNS 0.103 1.130 0.774 0.001
OCCUP. ENVIRON. MED 0.100 1.847 1.755 0.013
AM. J. EPIDEMIOL 0.099 4.486 3.788 0.000
NEUROEPIDEMIOLOGY 0.095 1.762 1.411 0.001
INT. J. ENVIRON. HEAL. R 0.094 0.588 0.419 0.088
CANCER. CAUSE. CONTROL 0.087 2.726 2.623 0.061
INDOOR. BUILT. ENVIRON 0.085 0.525 0.496 0.542
J. ADOLESCENT. HEALTH 0.082 1.674 1.361 0.000
INFECT. CONT. HOSP. EP 0.081 1.951 2.074 0.035
J. OCCUP. ENVIRON. MED 0.081 1.472 1.349 0.121
AM. J. PUBLIC. HEALTH 0.076 3.363 3.057 0.010
AVIAT. SPACE. ENVIR. MD 0.075 0.946 0.681 0.007
J. EPIDEMIOL. COMMUN. H 0.075 2.332 1.679 0.003
SCAN. J. WORK. ENV. HEA 0.075 1.816 1.433 0.001
ANN. OCCUP. HYG 0.070 1.357 1.041 0.002
COMUNITY. DENT. ORAL 0.069 1.100 0.976 0.002
J. CLIN. EPIDEMIOL 0.065 2.227 1.872 0.001
TR. ROY. SOC. TROP. MED. H 0.064 2.114 1.553 0.001
ENVIRON. RES 0.058 1.452 1.390 0.068
J. AEROSOL. MED 0.056 1.459 0.818 0.006
QUAL. HEALTH. CARE 0.056 1.466 1.232 0.221
ANN. TROP. MED. PARASIT 0.052 1.010 0.837 0.000
AM. J. IND. MED 0.049 1.542 1.256 0.001
OCCUP. MED. OXFORD 0.041 0.693 0.464 0.010
J. SCHOOL. HEALTH 0.039 0.868 0.688 0.185
FLUORIDE 0.034 0.907 0.560 0.018
J. PUBLIC. HEALTH. MED 0.032 0.973 0.805 0.014
STAT. MED 0.030 1.134 1.238 0.094
ENVIRON. GEOCHEM. HLTH 0.027 0.565 0.369 0.082
ANN. HUM. BIOL 0.026 0.885 0.787 0.001
INT. ARCH. OCC. ENV. HEA 0.026 1.388 1.086 0.072
PUBLIC. HEALTH 0.025 0.697 0.522 0.010
PUBLIC. HEALTH. REP 0.025 1.139 1.012 0.192
REV. EPIDEMIOL. SANTE 0.024 0.485 0.401 0.003
EPIDEMIOL. INFECT 0.023 1.509 1.594 0.199
EUR. J. EPIDEMIOL 0.022 0.972 0.676 0.080
TROP. DOCT 0.022 0.347 0.326 0.089
J. ENVIRON. HEALTH 0.021 0.341 0.228 0.007
AM. J. TROP. MED. HYG 0.019 2.105 1.950 0.058
GENET. EPIDEMIOL 0.018 2.265 1.681 0.544
IND. HEALTH 0.015 0.474 0.497 0.262
INT. J. TECHNOL. ASSESS 0.013 0.754 0.922 0.686
PREV. MED 0.013 1.889 1.540 0.568
HEALTH. PHYS 0.012 0.777 0.865 0.385
EUR. J. PUBLIC. HEALTH 0.002 1.281 1.044 0.983
J. PUBLIC. HEALTH. DENT -0.010 1.000 0.787 0.568
WILD. ENVIRON. MED -0.019 0.280 0.339 0.822
J. PUBLIC. HEALTH. POL -0.023 0.314 0.615 0.675
J. MED. SCREEN -0.033 1.867 1.815 0.696
J. ENVIRON. SCI. HEAL. B -0.034 0.758 0.718 0.131
BIOMED. ENVIRON. SCI -0.036 0.609 0.557 0.596
J. OCCUP. HEALTH -0.040 1.047 1.049 0.445
ARCH. ENVIRON. HEALTH -0.054 0.878 1.391 0.028
B. SOC. PATHOL. EXOT -0.092 0.183 0.262 0.154
PALLIATIVE. MED -0.103 1.185 1.627 0.060
QUAL. LIFE. RES -0.171 2.000 2.089 0.149
EPIDEMIOL. REV -0.175 3.306 3.203 0.076