Table 2

Examples of journals at four categories of potential impact, with criteria for selection based on five year impact factors (C0–4)

PIC C0–4criterion Examples
1Below 6 Digestion;Gastroenterol Clin Biol;Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol;J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr
2From 6 to 11 Am J Gastroenterol;Clin Sci; J Hepatol; Liver;Scand J Gastroenterol
3From 11 to 20 Aliment Pharmacol Ther;Biochem Biophys Res Commun;BMJ; Br J Cancer; Cancer;Gut; Infect Immun
4Above 20 Am J Pathol;Gastroenterology;JAMA; Lancet;N Engl J Med; Proc Nat Acad Sci USA
  • PIC, potential impact category.