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Table 1 General characteristics of the journals (N = 173)

From: Public health journals’ requirements for authors to disclose funding and conflicts of interest: a cross-sectional study

  n (%)
Impact factor [median (IQR)] 1.63 (1.13–2.55)
Listed under a category in addition to “Public, Environmental and Occupational Health” category 92 (53)
Environmental Sciences 20 (12)
Health Care Sciences and Services 15 (9)
Infectious Diseases 10 (6)
Publisher
Elsevier 25 (15)
Taylor & Francis 18 (10)
Springer 14 (8)
Wiley-Blackwell 14 (8)
Oxford University Press 12 (7)
Bio Med Central 9 (5)
Sage 8 (5)
Cambridge University Press 6 (4)
BMJ 4 (2)
Mary Ann Liebert 4 (2)
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 3 (2)
Other 56 (32)
Member of the ICMJE a 37 (21)
Affiliated with a professional organization 129 (75)
Member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) 115 (67)
Requires compliance with at least one of the reporting statements 67 (39)
  1. aICMJE International Committee of Medical Journal Editors