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2022 Citation Impact
5.4 - 2-year Impact Factor
7.1 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.461 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
2.324 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)
6 days submission to first editorial decision for reviewed manuscripts (Median)
181 days submission to accept (Median)
23,586 Altmetric mentions
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