Journal of Epidemiological Research

Journal of Epidemiological Research (JER) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal that publishes recent developments in the field of epidemiology. JER is published in both print and online versions, and the online version is available for free.

The journal will consider any articles that expand the field of disease etiology, transmission, outbreak investigation, disease surveillance and screening, biomonitoring, and comparisons of treatment effects such as in clinical trials. It aims at both fellow epidemiologists and those who use epidemiologic data, including public health workers and clinicians.

Areas include but not limited to:

  • Infectious disease epidemiology
  • Occupational Injury & Illness epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular disease epidemiology
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Nutritional epidemiology
  • Cognitive epidemiology
  • Neuroepidemiology
  • Injury epidemiology
  • Epidemiology of Aging
  • Oral/Dental epidemiology
  • Reproductive epidemiology
  • Obesity/diabetes epidemiology
  • Renal epidemiology
  • Intestinal epidemiology
  • Psychiatric epidemiology
  • Respiratory epidemiology
  • Pediatric epidemiology
  • Genetic epidemiology
  • Quantitative parasitology

To facilitate rapid publication and to minimize administrative costs, the journal accepts Online submission and Email submission. All manuscripts and any supplementary material can be submitted via the journal’s Online Submission or email to For online submission, please create a new account and then follow the instructions given on the screen.

JER’s Sections:

Original Articles, Case Reports, Reviews


2019 Q1: Articles Received: 3; Accepted: 3; Rejected: 0; Published: 3; Retracted: 0

2018: Articles Received: 19; Accepted: 13; Rejected: 10; Published: 14; Retracted: 0

2017: Articles Received: 26; Accepted: 16; Rejected: 7; Published: 17; Retracted: 0

2016: Articles Received: 36; Accepted: 15; Rejected: 17; Published: 18; Retracted: 0


What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article. We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a) Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b) Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-4 weeks.

c) Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d) The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (200.00 USD).

e) E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.




Call for papers--Journal of Epidemiological Research

We are calling for papers for Vol. 5, No. 1 for Journal of Epidemiological Research. If you have the befitting manuscripts related to epidemiology, welcome to submit them to us (via or visit The review process takes about three weeks.  
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Vol 5, No 2 (2019)

Journal of Epidemiological Research, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2019, e-Version First TM

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Yanna Zhou, Wanjin Yang, Xue Wang, Haiyan Wang, Deyu Zhu, Xiuquan Shi
Barthelemy Ngoubangoye, Gael Darren Maganga, Larson Boundenga, Thierry Audrey Tsoumbou, Virginie Rougeron, Illich Manfred Mombo, Nancy Diamella Moukodoum, David Fouchet, Franck Prugnolle, François Renaud, Dominique Pontier