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Performance Indicators

Indicator 2011 2012 2013

 1.  Impact Factor

4.31

 4.75

4.89

 2.  Pages published

2,236

2,234

2,228

 3.  Research reports published

 173

172

173

 4.  Research reports submitted

 811

 844

903

 5.  Rejection rate

 75%

78%

85%

 6.  Weeks to respond to submission (average)

 5.4

 5.7

5.7

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

 2.7

 2.6

2.0

 8.  Percent of pages devoted to commissioned material

 21%

 24%

22%

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