Table 3

The 10 most popular respiratory journals in Mainland (ML), Taiwan (TW) and Hong Kong (HK)

RankML (n=814)NTW (n=909)NHK (n=485)N
1ATS 115Chest 127Chest 65
2LC112ATS109Respirology62
3EJCT68LC97IJTLD42
4JTCS68JTCS93ATS37
5Respirology57EJCT 59ERJ 36
6Respiration41Respirology 42Thorax 33
7IJTLD34IJTLD39RM30
8Chest28PP36PP25
9RR23TCS36AJRCC24
10PPT22JA29EJCT19
  • ATS, Annals of Thoracic Surgery: IF=3644; LC, Lung Cancer: IF=3140; EJCT, European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery: IF=2397; JTCS, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: IF=3063; Respirology: IF=1853; Respiration: IF=1935; IJTLD, The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: IF=2548; Chest: IF=636; RR, Respiratory Research: IF=3127; PPT, Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics: IF=2024; PP, Pediatric Pulmonology: IF=1816; TCS, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon: IF=0745; JA, Journal of Asthma: IF=1372; ERJ, European Respiratory Journal: IF=5527; Thorax: IF=7041; RM, Respiratory Medicine: IF=2331; AJRCC, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine: IF=10 689.