|Average (in weeks)||Within one month (in %)||Within three months (in %)||Within six months (in %)|
|Engineering (incl technology)||13||21||71||89|
|Mathematics and computer sciences||17||11||54||82|
|Public health (incl health professions)||9||27||81||97|
|Economics, business and law||18||10||55||82|
Duration first review round is the time between submission of a manuscript and the moment the editor informs the author(s) about the outcome of the first peer review round.
More information: Huisman & Smits, 2017. ‘Duration and quality of the peer review process: the author’s perspective’, Scientometrics, 113(1), pp. 633-650.