Social Science and Medicine

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Disciplines: Health sciences

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SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 27 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 2.2 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 3.8 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 7 days compare →
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Average number of review reports 2.6 compare →
Average number of review rounds 2.4 compare →
Quality of review reports 4.4 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.9 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 4.3 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 5.7 weeks. Overall rating: 5 (excellent). Outcome: Accepted.

I had an excellent review process- the comments from the reviewers were fair and improved my paper to a large extent. The editor was also very clear and generous with the R&R dates, giving me ample opportunity to respond and make the necessary changes. The process from acceptance to publication was also great, allowing me to edit and amend the text whilst proofing and typesetting.