About

Aims and scope

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health is a truly international journal that encompasses all aspects of epidemiology and public health. It publishes original research, opinions and materials concerned with the study and improvement of communities worldwide.

 

Ownership

JECH is owned by BMJ.

 

Journal statistics

Acceptance rate

12% for original research

Average time from submission to first decision

20 days for original research

Average time from acceptance to online publication

16 days

Frequency

Monthly

Impact factor

3.865

Indexed by

ISI Current Contents and MedLine/Index Medicus

Launch date

1947

ISSN of JECH

0143-005X

ISSN of JECH Online

1470-2738

 

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Affiliations

Society for Social Medicine

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BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.

Equator

The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting transparent, accurate reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.

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BMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported.