Table 1:

Publication of manuscripts, sorted by type, subsequent to rejection by AJNR

Manuscript ClassaRejected by AJNRPublished Elsewhere (%)Publication Delayb (mo)Impact Factorc
Major studies251156 (63)16.2 ± 7.21.81 ± 0.97
Case reports274143 (47)16.6 ± 8.21.48 ± 0.45
Technical notes2916 (65)14.2 ± 6.82.07 ± 1.26
Total554315 (57)15.8 ± 7.5
  • a Manuscript class was determined on the basis of original submission.

  • b Publication delay, in months (±SD), was determined as described in "Methods."

  • c Average impact factor (±SD) was determined on the basis of the 2005 ISI.6