Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
12
Articles published last year
80
Manuscripts received last year
315
% accepted last year
25
% immediately rejected last year
40
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
Editorial board
Two-year impact factor
2.94
Five-year impact factor
2.97

Aims and Scope

Maturitas is an international multidisciplinary peer reviewed scientific journal of midlife health and beyond publishing original research, reviews, consensus statements and guidelines. The scope encompasses all aspects of postreproductive health in both genders ranging from basic science to health and social care.

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 2 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 0.2 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 0.2 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection n/a compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 2.0 compare →
Average number of review rounds 2.0 compare →
Quality of review reports 4.0 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 5.0 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 0.7 weeks. Overall rating: 5 (excellent). Outcome: Accepted.

Motivation:
The process was very effective. However, we would have appreciated a little longer time to make the suggested corrections (we had 4 weeks).