The impact factor for the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is 5.939 according to the 2013 Journal Citation Report (JCR) released by Thomson ISI. This is an increase on the 2012 impact factor of 5.785.
Some highlights of the 2013 impact factor include:
• The CDSR is ranked 10 of the 150 journals in the Medicine, General & Internal category
• The total number of times the CDSR was cited increased from 34,230 in 2012 to 39,856, meaning the CDSR receives the 6th highest number of citations in its category