Guide For Author

GUIDE FOR AUTHOR

Jurnal Berkala Epidemiologi is a four-monthly journal publishing manuscripts in the field of epidemiology. The manuscript sent to the journal editor is a research paper or a draft of the literature review concept that has not been published elsewhere. The manuscript sent contains the title, name (team) of the author(s), e-mail address(s) (team) of the author(s), correspondence address, abstract in Indonesian and English. Articles consist of abstracts, introduction, methods, results, discussion, conclusions, acknowledgment, and references. Manuscripts must have max 10 pages with 1 space. The manuscript is written using a Microsoft Word or PDF computer program with Times New Roman font size 11 within A4 page size and moderate size margin. The title is in English uses 14 New Times Roman. Indonesian titles use Times New Roman, italic with size 11. The origin of the institution and the e-mail address (team) of the researcher are listed under the English title using 11 Times New Roman. Initial Paragraph protrudes 0.5 inches, with the number of columns 2.

1. Article Commentary

Commentaries are by invitation only. These are short summaries of significant recent and forthcoming papers, published elsewhere, that provide additional insights, new interpretations or speculation on the relevant topic. These manuscripts may include models, which due to space limitations were not included or discussed in the original paper.

The manuscript sent contains the title, name (team) of the author(s), e-mail address(s) (team) of the author(s), correspondence address, abstract doesn’t require. Manuscripts must have ≤ 10 pages with 1 space. The manuscript is written using a Microsoft Word or PDF computer program with Times New Roman font size 11 within A4 page size and moderate size margin.

The title is in English uses 14 New Times Roman consists of a maximum of 15 words. The title preferably does not show an analytical relationship but rather displays the ultimate research findings/findings. You are not allowed to use abbreviations, except for common abbreviations (e.g DNA). The origin of the institution and the e-mail address (team) of the researcher are listed under the English title using 11 Times New Roman.

Introduction

The introduction should clearly state the background of the Commentary theme. At the end of the introduction, a brief statement of the discussion should be given.

Discussion

It should contain the body of the article. All arguments important for the Commentary should be discussed extensively here. If necessary, the section may be subdivided with short, informative headings. It should contain maximumly 2 tables or figures.

 

2. Literature Review

Abstract

Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English with 4 to 5 keywords. The abstract must be written in 1 (one) paragraph consists of 150-250 words. Abstract consists of background problems (1-2 sentences), research objectives (1 sentence), research methods, and research results. Written format article history keyword, and publisher information and Times New Roman license size 10. Background: The background contains background of literature review. It can’t contain about variable definitions but rather the explanation of why the literature review needs to be done. It should be described in 1-2 sentence. Purpose: The purpose of this research also should be described in 1 sentence. Methods: The method describing how the author looks for references related to the problem discussed, including inclusion or exclusion criteria for references. Results: The results explain the reference that the author found, such as how many references that the author got from the inclusion criteria, what the author found on that reference based on the problem, etc.  Conclusion: The conclusion should be described in 1 sentence.

Introduction

The introduction contains the background of the literature review. It can’t contain about variable definitions but rather the explanation of why the literature review needs to be done. The introduction can be described maximum 20% of total page.

Methods

The method describing how the author looks for references related to the problem discussed, including inclusion or exclusion criteria for references The methods can be described maximum 20% of the total page. Ethical clearance doesn't require. 

Results

The result contains of the output of the research, it should be clear and concise. The results explain the reference that the author found, such as how many references that the author got from the inclusion criteria, what the author found on that reference based on the problem, etc.

Discussion

The discussion contains the interpretation of results. The discussion is not repeating the results.

Research Limitations (Optional)

It is for sure that your research will have some limitations and it is normal. However, it is critically important for you to be striving to minimize the range of scope of limitations throughout the research process.  Also, you need to provide the acknowledgement of your research limitations in conclusions chapter honestly.

It is always better to identify and acknowledge shortcomings of your work, rather than to leave them pointed out to your by your dissertation assessor. While discussing your research limitations, don’t just provide the list and description of shortcomings of your work. It is also important for you to explain how these limitations have impacted your research findings.

Conclusion

Conclusion answer the problem and purpose of research. Drawing conclusions, widespread demarcation, and the emergence of a new theory that is well established is more meaningful than superficial conclusions. Conclusions are made in paragraph form not in bulleting or numbering systems. The conclusion is only 1-2 paragraphs.

Conflict of Interest

It explains a situation in which a person or organization is involved in multiple interests, financial or otherwise, and serving one interest could involve working against another. Typically, this relates to situations in which the personal interest of an individual or organization might adversely affect a duty owed to make decisions for the benefit of a third party.

Author Contributions (Author>1 person)

It is explained about individual author contributions.  All those who meet the authorship criteria are listed as writers, i.e. all authors declare that they are participating actively in research and article writing and partly responsible for the content of writing, including in the preparation and writing of concepts, designs, analysis, or revision of the article. The role(s) of all authors should be listed. Example : ZS: Conceptualization, Methodology, Software PY.: Data curation, Writing- Original draft preparation. WY: Visualization, Investigation. Jan Jansen: Supervision.: AK: Software, Validation.: SQ: Writing- Reviewing and Editing

Acknowledgments

Acknowledgments are primarily addressed to the research funder or donor. Acknowledgments can also be conveyed to those who assist in conducting the research.

 

3. Original Article

Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English with 4 to 5 keywords. The abstract must be written in 1 (one) paragraph consists of 150-250 words. Abstract consists of background problems (1-2 sentences), research objectives (1 sentence), research methods, and research results. Written format article history keyword, and publisher information and Times New Roman license size 10.

Background: The background contains the background of the research. It can’t contain about variable definition but rather the explanation of why the variable needs to be investigated. It should be described in 1-2 sentences. Purpose: The purpose of this research also should be described in 1 sentence. Methods: The method describing the design or the design of the research, the research target (population, sample and data sources), techniques and data collection instruments and describes the techniques or data analysis procedures. Results: The results can be described like the following example : “This research showed that there was an  relationship between variable X (p = 0,000; OR = 45,25; 95% CI = 13,23 < OR < 154,72) and disease Z”. Conclusion: The conclusion should be described in 1-2 sentence.

Introduction

Introduction consisting of the background of the problem, and identification of problems that focused on the explanation of why the variable needs to be investigated or about research gap and research purposes. The introduction can be described at a maximum of 20% of the total page

Methods

The method used is described in detail. Describing the design or the design of the research, the research target (population, sample and data sources), techniques and data collection instruments and describes the techniques or data analysis procedures.

The method includes the design, population, sample, data sources, techniques/instruments of data collection and data analysis procedures. Methods should make readers be able to reproduce the experiment. Provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. The method already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described. Do not repeat the details of established methods. Include an ethical test result (number, location, and date of ethical test). The methods can be described a maximum 20% of total page

Results

The result contains of the output of the research, it should be clear and concise. The result should describe or summarize the authentic findings, valid, and in accordance with the objectives and methods of research.

Discussion

The discussion contains the interpretation of results, linking the results of research with theories and previous findings are relevant. The discussion is not repeating the results.

Research Limitation (Optional)

It is for sure that your research will have some limitations and it is normal. However, it is critically important for you to be striving to minimize the range of scope of limitations throughout the research process.  Also, you need to provide the acknowledgment of your research limitations in the conclusions chapter honestly.

It is always better to identify and acknowledge the shortcomings of your work, rather than to leave them pointed out to you by your dissertation assessor. While discussing your research limitations, don’t just provide the list and description of shortcomings of your work. It is also important for you to explain how these limitations have impacted your research findings.

Your research may have multiple limitations, but you need to discuss only those limitations that directly relate to your research problems. For example, if conducting a meta-analysis of the secondary data has not been stated as your research objective, no need to mention it as your research limitation

Conclusion

The conclusion answers the problem and purpose of research. Drawing conclusions, widespread demarcation, and the emergence of a new theory that is well established are more meaningful than superficial conclusions. Conclusions are made in paragraph form not in bulleting or numbering systems. The conclusion is only 1-2 paragraphs

Conflict of Interest

It explains a situation in which a person or organization is involved in multiple interests, financial or otherwise, and serving one interest could involve working against another. Typically, this relates to situations in which the personal interest of an individual or organization might adversely affect a duty owed to make decisions for the benefit of a third party.

Author Contributions (Author>1 person)

It is explained about individual author contributions.  All those who meet the authorship criteria are listed as writers, i.e. all authors declare that they are participating actively in research and article writing and partly responsible for the content of writing, including in the preparation and writing of concepts, designs, analysis, or revision of the article. The role(s) of all authors should be listed. Example : ZS: Conceptualization, Methodology, Software PY.: Data curation, Writing- Original draft preparation. WY: Visualization, Investigation. Jan Jansen: Supervision.: AK: Software, Validation.: SQ: Writing- Reviewing and Editing

Acknowledgments

Acknowledgments are primarily addressed to the research funder or donor. Acknowledgments can also be conveyed to those who assist in conducting the research.

 

Mathematic Formula, Table, and Image or Figure Rules for All Manuscript Type

Writing mathematical formulas is recommended to use Mathtype or Equation Editor in Word and written left-justified. The rules of the math formula are Math Size 11. Cambria Font Writing formulas cannot be separated from the narration, the formula designation uses a colon without spaces (:).

This study uses the formula X (1994) shown as follows:

 

The table must typed 1 space and numbered according to the appearance in the text. The table only shows horizontal lines. The maximum number of tables and/or pictures is 6 (six) with a short and complete title. Laying the narrative table or image is before the table or image. Narrative is not a repetition of the contents of a table or image narrated but adapted to the purpose of the study. Putting a table or 1 column at the top or bottom of the writing should not be in the middle of the writing. The title in the table is typed in center, the variable description is left flat, and the number is right. Cutting the table is permitted if it exceeds one page with the table requirements starting from the top then not enough to need additional space and given further information on the head of the table. Writing decimal numbers, two numbers behind the comma. Images cannot be framed and must be of high resolution. Table or image reference sources are placed under tables/images with 1 Times New Roman size 9 space.

Table 1

Title of table (Capital Each Word except conjunctive words)

Source: Ministry of Health RI, 2016

Writing references to text according to APA 6th edition rules. The maximum number of referrals is 30 sources, provided that at least 80% of references are sources originating from journals with the last 5-year publications, while the remaining 20% can come from books with the last 10-year publications or other sources that are still relevant. All references or citations referred to in the article text must be included in the reference. References use the APA 6th Edition Style rule. Reference writing is recommended using reference applications such as Mendeley. Writing references to text is at least 20 references and a maximum of 30 references. References are prioritized from the latest journals (80% of the latest journals and 20% from other sources such as books, theses, theses, dissertations, reports, and regulations with the year still relevant). Enter the last name of the author and first initials. The maximum of 7 people is followed by a 3-point mark ("...") then the name of the last author. The website address is only allowed to be included in the source that comes from the official web page, while other sources if any can include the digital object identifier (doi) address .

CITATION:

Institution

The research that conduct by ECDC (2014) xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxx

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxx xxxx xxxxx xxxx xxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxx (Kemenkes RI, 2014).

1 Author

The research that conduct by Gonzales (2004) xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxx xxxxx.xxxx xxxxx

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxx (Verma, 2009).

2 Author

The research that conduct by Lombardo & Buckeridge (2007) xxxxx xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx x (Hevner & Chateerjee, 2012).

3-5 Author

Xxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxx xxxx (Cara, Snowden, & Snowden, 2009).

The research that conduct by Strong, Wald, Miller, & Alwan (2005) xxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxx

More than 5 Author

The research that conduct by Adamson et al (2005) xxxxxxx xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxx

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxx (Topp et al., 2013).

Regulation:

Menkes RI (2017) xxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxx.

Xxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxx  (Ministry of Health Singapore, 2013).

REFERENCE :

Reference for Textbooks :

1 Author :

Verma, M. (2009). Cancer epidemiology. USA: Humana Press.

2 Author :

Hevner, A., & Chateerjee, S. (2012). Integrated series in information systems. (Weasley, Ed) (2nd ed., Vol. 28). USA: Springer.

3-6 Author :

Topp, S. M., Chipukuma, J. M., Chiko, M. M., Matongo, E., Bolton-Moore, C., & Reid, S. E. (2013). Integrating HIV treatment with primary care outpatient services: opportunities and challenges from a scaled-up model in Zambia. USA: Open University Press.

More than 6 Author :

Adamson, J., Barrett, G., Biddulph, J. P., Bowling, A., Brown, J., Carter, S., … Twigg, L. (2005). Handbook of health research methods: investigation, measurement and analysis. (A. Bowling & S. Ebrahim, Eds.). USA: Open University Press.

Reference for E-Books:

Hevner, A., & Chateerjee, S. (2012). Integrated series in information systems (2nd ed., Vol. 28). USA: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6108-2

Reference for Translated Books:

Gonzales, R. (2004). Pembuatan citra digital (2nd ed.) (Handayani, S translator).  Yogyakarta: Andri Offset.

Reference for Book Section

Notoadmodjo in Safitri (2016), …….. > PROHIBITED

Reference for Proceeding

Wyatt, J. C., & Spiegelhalter, D. (2010). Field trials of medical decision-aids: potential problems and solutions. Proceeding of 15th Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care. Washington. https://doi.org/ 10.1007/978-1-60327-492-0

Reference for Report

Ministry of Health RI. (2013). Indonesia basic health research (Riskesdas) at 2013. Ministry of Health RI. Jakarta. 

Reference for Undergraduated Thesis, Thesis, and Disertation

Firdiansyah, M. H. (2014). The relationship between the ratio of total cholesterol levels to high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and the incidence of coronary heart disease at Dr Moewardi Hospital. Undergraduated Thesis. Surakarta: Medicine Faculty of Muhammadiyah Surakarta University.

Reference for Journal

Topp, S. M., Chipukuma, J. M., Chiko, M. M., Matongo, E., Bolton-Moore, C., & Reid, S. E. (2013). Integrating HIV treatment with primary care outpatient services: opportunities and challenges from a scaled-up model in Zambia. Health Policy and Planning, 28(4), 347–357. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czs065

Reference for Regulation

Ministry of Health RI. (2017). Regulation of Health Minister RI number 1091 concerning the implementation of immunization. Jakarta: Ministry of Health RI.

Reference for State or World Institution

CDC. (2017). Epi info. USA : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved January 22, 2018, from https://www.cdc.gov/epiinfo/ index.html

General Article

General articles that are sourced from blogspot.com, wordpress.com or other articles that are not published in the journal, online or printed news are PROHIBITED

Pre-Print Article

Pre-printed manuscripts that have not been reviewed or are in the process of being reviewed by reviewers are PROHIBITED.

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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

The submission has not been previously published, nor is it underconsideration for publication by another journal (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

  1. The submission file is in Microsoft Word format.
  2. Supplementary file: Ethical Clearance certificate (original research) and Cover Letter (pdf). Download template cover letter here
  3. The submission constitutes original work (screening for plagiarism will be undertaken). Submissions not adhering to these guidelines may be returned to authors

 

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