Table 1.

Required Questions on the JABFM Review Form

1. Is the material original?*
2. Are the data valid?*
3. Does the abstract appropriately reflect the manuscript?*
4. Are the conclusions in the abstract and the body of the manuscript reasonable?*
5. Is the article important to readers?*
6. Are the figures and tables adequate?*
7. Is a statistical review needed?
8. If accepted, should there be an accompanying editorial?
9. If yes to question eight, are you willing to write the editorial, or could you suggest someone to do so?
  • * Response alternative: please indicate your ranking with 5 being highest.

  • Response alternative: yes or no.