Journal of Epidemiology
Online ISSN : 1349-9092
Print ISSN : 0917-5040
ISSN-L : 0917-5040
About the journal


The Journal of Epidemiology is the 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.

Published by Japan Epidemiological Association   

Editorial Board
  • Keitaro Matsuo

    Editor-in-Chief
    Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan
    kmatsuo(at) aichi-cc.jp

  • Kota Katanoda

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

  • Takeo Fujiwara

    Deputy Editor
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU), Tokyo, Japan
    fujihlth(at) tmd.ac.jp

  • Manami Inoue

    Consulting Editor
    National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan

  • Jun Aida

    Associate Editor
    Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

  • Keiko Asao

    Associate Editor
    Amgen Astellas BioPharma K.K., 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 City University, Osaka, Japan

  • Silvano, Gallus

    Associate Editor
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Italy

  • Atsushi Goto

    Associate Editor
    National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan

  • Aya Goto

    Associate Editor
    Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan

  • Megumi Hara

    Associate Editor
    Saga University, Saga, Japan

  • Kenshi Hayashida

    Associate Editor
    University of Occupational and Envoronmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan

  • Kaori Honjo

    Associate Editor
    Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan

  • Atsushi Hozawa

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

  • Tatsuro Ishizaki

    Associate Editor
    Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan

  • Hidemi Ito

    Associate Editor
    Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan

  • Satoshi Kaneko

    Associate Editor
    Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

  • Jeongseon Kim

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

  • Naoki Kondo

    Associate Editor
    The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

  • Yoshitaka Murakami

    Associate Editor
    Toho University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Hiroshi Murayama

    Associate Editor
    The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

  • Mariko Naito

    Associate Editor
    Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan

  • Koshi Nakamura

    Associate Editor
    Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

  • Takeshi Nishiyama

    Associate Editor
    Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan

  • Tetsuya Ohira

    Associate Editor
    Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan

  • Yasuyuki Okumura

    Associate Editor
    Institute for Health Economics and Policy, Tokyo, Japan

  • Norie Sawada

    Associate Editor
    National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan

  • Susumu Sawada

    Associate Editor
    Waseda University, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Tokorozawa, Japan

  • Aesun Shin

    Associate Editor
    Seoul National University, Korea

  • Derek Smith

    Associate Editor
    James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

  • Kohta Suzuki

    Associate Editor
    Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan

  • Sadao Suzuki

    Associate Editor
    Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan

  • Satoshi Teramukai

    Associate Editor
    Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

  • Kevin Urayama

    Associate Editor
    National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan

  • Rob van Dam

    Associate Editor
    National University of Singapore, Singapore

  • Koji Wada

    Associate Editor
    International University of Health and Welfare, Tokyo, 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
    Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan

  • Takashi Yorifuji

    Associate Editor
    Okayama University, Okayama, Japan

  • Kosuke Kiyohara

    Associate Editor
    Otsuma Women's University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Kayo Kurotani

    Associate Editor
    National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition

  • Yingsong Lin

    Associate Editor
    Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan

  • Takehiro Michikawa

    Associate Edior
    Toho University, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Mathematics
  • Biology, Life Sciences and Basic Medicine
  • General Medicine, Social Medicine, and Nursing Sciences
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Information Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary Sciences
Other relevant information
  • TitleJournal of Epidemiology
  • PublisherJapan Epidemiological Association
  • AddressEditorial Office, Journal of Epidemiology, Hongo MT Bldg. 7-2-2 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 Japan
  • Contact email addressjea(at)jeaweb.jp
  • URLhttp://jeaweb.jp/english/journal/index.html
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