| J. Health Soc. Behav.|
| Medical sociology|
| Journal of Health and Human Behavior|
Richard M. Carpiano, Brian C. Kelly
SAGE Publications on behalf of the American Sociological Association (United States)
The Journal of Health and Social Behavior is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by SAGE Publications on behalf of the American Sociological Association. It covers the application of sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health and illness and the organization of medicine and health care. The editors-in-chief are Richard M. Carpiano (University of British Columbia) and Brian C. Kelly (Purdue University). Previous editors-in-chief include Gilbert Gee (University of California, Los Angeles), Debra Umberson (University of Texas at Austin), and Eliza Pavalko (Indiana University).
Journal of Health and Social Behavior Wikipedia
The journal is abstracted and indexed in AgeLine, Applied Social Science Index and Abstracts, Education Resources Information Center, MEDLINE/PubMed, PsycINFO, Science Citation Index, Scopus, and Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 3.333, ranking it 4th out of 60 journals in the category "Psychology, Social" and 7th out of 136 journals in "Public, Environmental & Occupational Health".