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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 9%
Instant Rejection Rate 29%
Time to Submission to First Decision 19 days
Time to Acceptance to Publication 11 days
Frequency Monthly
Impact Factor 3.608
Indexed by ISI Current Contents and MedLine/Index Medicus
Launch date 1947
ISSN 0143-005X
ISSN (online) 1470-2738

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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.