Topline statistics are provided so that researchers can make sure that they are working with the correct number of cases as they construct their own analysis files.
Users should be aware that there are multiple versions of the same manuscript in this file. If users filter out all but the original submissions (R0) one sees a different story. While just over ten percent of manuscripts are eventually accepted, only 1.6% of submissions are accepted as original submissions.
select if ( RevisionNumber eq '(R0)' ) .
frequencies variables = decision.