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Aims and scope
Since its inception in 1995, Injury Prevention has been the pre-eminent repository of original research and compelling commentary relevant to this increasingly important field. An international peer reviewed journal, it offers the best in science, policy, and public health practice to reduce the burden of injury in all age groups around the world. The journal publishes original research, opinion, debate and special features on the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries. Injury Prevention is online only. It is the official journal of the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR). For information about the Injury Prevention Editor-in-Chief Roderick J. McClure and his editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.
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Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
Acceptance rate: 16%
Speed Time to first decision without review (median): 6 days Time to first decision with review (median): 71 days Time from acceptance to publication (median): 17 days
Impact Impact Factor category: Public, Environmental & Occupational Health Impact Factor (JCR): 3.77 Impact Factor rank: 91/201 5 year Impact Factor: 3.665 Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.95 Eigenfactor: 0.00506 Citescore: 4.2 Citescore rank: 154/562 Scimago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.003
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