Comparing the Hard to Compare:  Uses of the 100% Bar Chart

Standard bar charts are used by journal offices to relate key performance indicators, such as number of submissions, each decision type, number of assignments per editor, or number of reviews completed per year. Typically used less often, is the standard bar chart’s cousin – the 100% bar chart. When used correctly, the 100% bar chart can be a powerful tool for comparing quantities of unequal size.