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Editor's Notes

Congratulations to Angelos Hatzakis and colleagues for winning the 2016 EMCDDA Scientific Award (Category: Population-based and Epidemiology Research) for their paper, "Design and baseline findings of a large-scale rapid response to an HIV outbreak in people who inject drugs in Athens, Greece: the ARISTOTLE programme." The paper was published in the September 2015 issue of Addiction and can be accessed here.

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Performance Indicators

Indicator 2012 2013 2014 2015

 1.  Impact Factor

4.75

 4.89

4.83 4.97

 2.  Pages published

2,234

2,228

2,140 2,042

 3.  Research reports published

 172

173

170 160

 4.  Research reports submitted

 844

 903

1018
960

 5.  Rejection rate

 78%

85%

85% 80%

 6.  Weeks to respond to submission (average)

 5.7

 5.7

5.4 5.4

 7.  Months from final acceptance to online publication (average)

 2.6

 2.0

1.8
1.8

 8.  Percent of pages devoted to commissioned material

 24%

 22%

20% 18%

Note: figures for 4 onwards relate to research reports and unsolicited reviews