Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

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Disciplines: Public health, Epidemiology

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SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 11 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 3.6 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 4.5 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 7 days compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 2.0 compare →
Average number of review rounds 1.2 compare →
Quality of review reports 2.8 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 3.2 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 12.3 weeks. Overall rating: 3 (good). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
There was a relatively long delay in receiving the peer review and editorial decision but this was acknowledged and apologised for by the editors. Despite the lengthy time between submission and rejection it did at least go to a reviewer and the comments were very fair and clearly from a topic expert.