Journal of Epidemiology
Impact Factor:3.809 (2021), 5 Year Impact Factor:4.748 (2021)
Official open access scientific journal of the Japan Epidemiological Association.
The Journal publishes a broad range of original research on epidemiology as it relates to human health, and aims to promote communication among those engaged in the field of epidemiological research and those who use epidemiological findings.

Open Access Policy
The Journal of Epidemiology applies the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (CC-BY License) to all works we publish (read the human-readable summary or the full license legal code) on April 1, 2013. Under the terms of the CC-BY License, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their work but must allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy articles in the Journal of Epidemiology, as long as the original authors and source are properly credited. No further permission is required from the authors or publisher. In most cases, appropriate attribution can be provided by simply citing the original article and providing the license terms, as in the following example:
Fujino, Yoshihisa et al. (2013) Taxation Categories for Long-term Care Insurance Premiums and Mortality Among Elderly Japanese: A Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology 23(1):41-46 doi:10.2188/jea.JE20120011, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. 

If an item you plan to reuse is not part of a published article (e.g., an item created by a third party and quoted in the article), it should not be considered licensed for reuse under the CC-BY license unless otherwise noted. In such cases, you can only reuse an item under copyright exceptions such as fair use or quotation, except as stated in the applicable copyright law or any license terms indicated in the original work in which the item appeared. The CC-BY license was developed to facilitate open access to and free use of original works of all types. Applying this standard license to a work will ensure that it is freely and openly available.

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3,038 registered articles
(updated on August 20, 2022)
Online ISSN : 1349-9092
Print ISSN : 0917-5040
ISSN-L : 0917-5040
3.809
2021 Journal Impact Factor (JIF)
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About the journal

Impact Factor:3.809 (2021), 5 Year Impact Factor:4.748 (2021)
Official open access scientific journal of the Japan Epidemiological Association.
The Journal publishes a broad range of original research on epidemiology as it relates to human health, and aims to promote communication among those engaged in the field of epidemiological research and those who use epidemiological findings.

Open Access Policy
The Journal of Epidemiology applies the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (CC-BY License) to all works we publish (read the human-readable summary or the full license legal code) on April 1, 2013. Under the terms of the CC-BY License, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their work but must allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy articles in the Journal of Epidemiology, as long as the original authors and source are properly credited. No further permission is required from the authors or publisher. In most cases, appropriate attribution can be provided by simply citing the original article and providing the license terms, as in the following example:
Fujino, Yoshihisa et al. (2013) Taxation Categories for Long-term Care Insurance Premiums and Mortality Among Elderly Japanese: A Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology 23(1):41-46 doi:10.2188/jea.JE20120011, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. 

If an item you plan to reuse is not part of a published article (e.g., an item created by a third party and quoted in the article), it should not be considered licensed for reuse under the CC-BY license unless otherwise noted. In such cases, you can only reuse an item under copyright exceptions such as fair use or quotation, except as stated in the applicable copyright law or any license terms indicated in the original work in which the item appeared. The CC-BY license was developed to facilitate open access to and free use of original works of all types. Applying this standard license to a work will ensure that it is freely and openly available.

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Editorial Board
  • Kota Katanoda

    Editor in Chief
    National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    kkatanod(at) ncc.go.jp

  • Naoki Kondo

    Deputy Editor
    Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

  • Kevin Urayama

    Deputy Editor
    St. Luke’s International University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Keitaro Matsuo

    Consulting Editor
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan
    kmatsuo(at) aichi-cc.jp

  • Ryusuke Ae

    Associate Editor
    Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan

  • Jun Aida

    Associate Editor
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Hisatomi Arima

    Associate Editor
    Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan

  • Wanqing Chen

    Associate Editor
    Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

  • Wakaba Fukushima

    Associate Editor
    Osaka Metropolitan University, Osaka, Japan

  • Silvano, Gallus

    Associate Editor
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy

  • Atsushi Goto

    Associate Editor
    Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

  • Aya Goto

    Associate Editor
    Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan

  • Megumi Hara

    Associate Editor
    Saga University, Saga, Japan

  • Kaori Honjo

    Associate Editor
    Osaka Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan

  • Atsushi Hozawa

    Associate Editor
    Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

  • Yuri Ito

    Associate Editor
    Osaka Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan

  • Ryoko Katagiri

    Associate Editor
    National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan

  • Sun-Young Kim

    Associate Editor
    National Cancer Center, Seoul, The Republic of Korea

  • Kosuke Kiyohara

    Associate Editor
    Otsuma Women's University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Kayo Kurotani

    Associate Editor
    Showa Women's University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Takehiro Michikawa

    Associate Edior
    Toho University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Yoshitaka Murakami

    Associate Editor
    Toho University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Hiroshi Murayama

    Associate Editor
    Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan

  • Koshi Nakamura

    Associate Editor
    University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan

  • Yoshio Nakata

    Associate Editor
    Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba

  • Takeshi Nishiyama

    Associate Editor
    Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan

  • Yasuyuki Okumura

    Associate Editor
    Initiative for Clinical Epidemiological Research, Tokyo, Japan

  • Tetsuya Ohira

    Associate Editor
    Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan

  • Isao Oze

    Associate Editor
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute

  • Ryota Sakurai

    Associate Editor
    Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan

  • Norie Sawada

    Associate Editor
    National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan

  • Aesun Shin

    Associate Editor
    Seoul National University, Korea

  • Yugo Shobugawa

    Associate Editor
    Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan

  • Etsuji Suzuki

    Associate Editor
    Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan

  • Kohta Suzuki

    Associate Editor
    Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan

  • Masataka Taguri

    Associate Editor
    Department of Health Data Science, Tokyo Medical University

  • Kunihiko Takahashi

    Associate Editor
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Kenji Takeuchi

    Associate Editor
    Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, Sendai, Japan

  • Mayumi Tsuji

    Associate Editor
    University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan

  • Keiko Wada

    Associate Editor
    Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan

  • Peiyu Wang

    Associate Editor
    Peking University, Beijing, China

  • Kazumasa Yamagishi

    Associate Editor
    University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

  • Hideo Yasunaga

    Associate Editor
    The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

  • Hiroshi Yatsuya

    Associate Editor
    Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

  • Takashi Yorifuji

    Associate Editor
    Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan

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  • TitleJournal of Epidemiology
  • PublisherJapan Epidemiological Association
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