American Journal of Public Health

(ISSN: 0090-0036, 1541-0048,0002-9572)

Statement of Editorial Purpose

The American Journal of Public Health is the official journal of the American Public Health Association. Its mission is to advance public health research, policy, practice, and education by providing credible and useful scientific information, models of practice, and a theoretical understanding of problems and interventions while consistently examining moral issues and values related to health and social justice. Its goals are to publish leading scientific articles in the field of public health; to promote public health policy, practice, research, and education; to serve as a forum for diverse viewpoints on major public health issues and policies; and to deliver quality public health information through a variety of delivery channels relevant to different audiences and their needs.

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Indexing Information

Publications that index or abstract articles from the journal include: Ageline, Assia, Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, CINAHL, Criminal Justice Abstracts, Environmental Abstracts, e-psyche, ETOH, Excerpta Medica, Food Science and Technology, General Science Index, Grateful Med, Hospital Literature Index, Human Resources Abstracts, IPA, Medline, Physical Education Index, Pollution Abstracts, Psychological Abstracts, PsychINFO, Safety Science Abstracts, Sage Family Studies Abstracts, Sage Human Resource Abstracts, Science Citation Index, and Social Work Research and Abstracts.

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