Table 1

Overview of Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) publications ordered by amount of citations received

STROBE publication (journals)No of citationsImpact factor*LanguageDate of publication
The Lancet11030.8EnglishOctober 2007
Ann Intern Med9916.2EnglishOctober 2007
Ann Intern Med (E&E)9716.2EnglishOctober 2007
BMJ6913.7EnglishOctober 2007
Plos Med (E&E)6213.1EnglishOctober 2007
J Clin Epidemiol513.0EnglishOctober 2008
Plos Med4313.1EnglishOctober 2007
Epidemiology (E&E)425.5EnglishNovember 2007
Epidemiology215.5EnglishNovember 2007
Prev Med153.2EnglishOctober 2007
Bull World Health Organ145.3EnglishNovember 2007
Gaceta Sanitaria71.2SpanishMarch 2008
Internist40.3GermanJune 2008
Gaceta Sanitaria (E&E)31.2SpanishMarch 2009
Rev Esp Salud Publica3SpanishMay 2008
Notfall & Rettungsmedizin00.6GermanMay 2008
  • * Impact factors retrieved from 2009 Journal Citation Report Science Edition.

  • Publication of the explanation and elaboration (E&E) document that accompanied the STROBE recommendations.