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Table 1 Top ten active journals in publishing documents on vaccine hesitancy (1990–2019)

From: Bibliometric analysis of global scientific literature on vaccine hesitancy in peer-reviewed journals (1990–2019)

Ranka Journal Frequency %
N = 2791
SJR Rank Country
1 Vaccine 369 13.2 1.759 Q1 Netherlands
2 Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics 129 4.6 0.989 Q2 USA
3 Pediatrics 66 2.4 2.996 Q1 USA
4 BMC Public Health 52 1.9 1.338 Q1 UK
5 Plos One 50 1.8 1.1 Q1 USA
6 American Journal of Public Health 23 0.8 2.51 Q1 USA
6 Expert Review of Vaccines 23 0.8 1.603 Q1 UK
8 American Journal of Infection Control 22 0.8 1.07 Q1 USA
9 Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 21 0.8 1.54 Q1 USA
10 American Journal of Preventive Medicine 20 0.7 2.68 Q1 Netherlands
  1. Q Quartile, with Q1 being the best in quality and Q4 being the least in quality
  2. SJR Scientific Journal Rank. The higher the SJR the stronger the journal
  3. aIn ranking, two equally active journals were given similar rank and one position in the ranking system was skipped