Table 2

Percentage decreases and increases and overall mean percentage differences in published case reports for impact factor categories between the first and last decade of activity in the reference period

IF ≥4IF 3 to <4IF 2 to <3IF 1 to <2IF<1
d-CR
%
American Journal of Surgical Pathology
24.5%
Modern Pathology
16%
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
37.9%
Histopathology
23.9%
Virchows Archiv
3.2%
Human Pathology
17.3%
Pathology Research and Practice
4%
Pathology and Oncology Research
8.7%
Journal of Clinical Pathology
1.6%
American Journal of Clinical Pathology
17.3%
Histology and Histopathology
8.8%
Annals of Diagnostic Pathology
15.7%
Acta Cytologica
25.8%
Journal of Cytology
1.1%
i-CR
%
Pathology
+ 5.3%
Advances in Anatomic Pathology
+ 5.4%
APMIS
+0.5%
Diagnostic Pathology
+23.7%
Acta Pathologica Japonica / Pathology International+0,7%
Applied Immunohistochemisty & Molecular Morphology
+1%
Cytopathology
+9.1%
Diagnostic Cytopathology
+12.2%
Polish Journal of Pathology+1%
Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embriology
+6.5%
International Journal of Surgical Pathology
+31.7%
Cytojournal
+12.1%
Pathologica
+21.3%
Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology
+34.2%
oam-CR %13.54 8.86% 4.2% 3.9% +15.1%
  • CR, case report; d, decreased; i, increased; IF, impact factor; oam, overall mean.