Skip to content


You're viewing the new version of our site. Please leave us feedback.

Learn more

BMC Public Health

Open Access
Open Peer Review

This article has Open Peer Review reports available.

How does Open Peer Review work?

The Internet and HIV study: design and methods

  • Jonathan Elford1Email author,
  • Graham Bolding1,
  • Mark Davis1,
  • Lorraine Sherr2 and
  • Graham Hart3
BMC Public Health20044:39

Received: 07 July 2004

Accepted: 01 September 2004

Published: 01 September 2004

Back to article

Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting

Original Submission
7 Jul 2004 Submitted Original manuscript
27 Aug 2004 Author responded Author comments - Jonathan Elford
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Aug 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Sep 2004 Editorially accepted
1 Sep 2004 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-4-39

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

You can find further information about the peer review system here.

Authors’ Affiliations

institute of Health Sciences & St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University London
Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School
MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit