Centers for Disease Control and PreventionHealth

United States

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Foundation: 1946

Mission: CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same. CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.cdc.gov

5th

Overall percentile

3rd

Research percentile

32nd

Innovation percentile

2nd

Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

 
AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 140th57th113th54th
Arts and Humanities 301st128th269th115th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 441st225th377th214th
Chemistry 412th210th341st198th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 374th145th306th132nd
Energy 371st118th260th108th
Engineering 462nd192nd365th178th
Environmental Science 54th12th30th12th
Mathematics 565th245th467th229th
Medicine 73rd45th67th43rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 105th43rd70th42nd
Psychology 212th114th200th105th
Social Sciences 170th67th139th60th
Veterinary 8th4th5th4th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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