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Table 6 Outcome of the first editorial decision (OTR rate) for papers submitted under the two peer review models

From: Uptake and outcome of manuscripts in Nature journals by review model and author characteristics

Outcome DBPR SBPR
Rejected outright 13,493 (92%) 87,734 (77%)
Nature 2634 Nature 13,499
Nature Communications 3328 Nature Communications 27,728
Sister journals 7531 Sister journals 46,507
Out to review 1242 (8%) 25,985 (23%)
Nature 148 Nature 4125
Nature Communications 572 Nature Communications 11,186
Sister journals 522 Sister journals 10,674