TableĀ 5

Grouping of reviewer recommendations for the purpose of our analysis

Recommendations provided in the reviewer formRecommendations grouped for our analysis
Accept without revisionAccept
Accept after discretionary revisions
Accept after minor essential revisions
Unable to decide on acceptance or rejection until the authors have responded to the major compulsory revisionsRevise
Reject because too small an advance to publishReject
Reject because scientifically unsound
No recommendationNo recommendation