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Epidemiology:
doi: 10.1097/EDE.0b013e31816b6a7a
Commentary: IMPACT FACTOR

Impact Factor: Good Reasons for Concern

Szklo, Moyses

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Abstract

This commentary emphasizes the importance of Hernán's contention that the impact factor's strong dependence on nonquality factors makes it utterly flawed as a way to evaluate quality of journals or papers.

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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