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Table 2 Frequencies of journal exclusions from sample

From: Stress testing journals: a quasi-experimental study of rejection rates of a previously published paper

Reason for exclusionN%
Journal only accepts specific types or topics of articles (e.g., case reports, medical images, pilot studies)3533.7
Journal registration or submission portal do not work3028.8
Journal no longer accepting submissions1413.5
Journal website does not work65.8
Journal requires a submission fee54.8