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Author Guidelines


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, acknowledgement (if any), and references. Manuscripts must have 8-10 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 Indonesian uses 14 New Times Roman consists maximum 15 words. English titles use Times New Roman, italic with size 11 consists maximum 15 words. 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.

Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English with 4 to 5 keywords. Abstract must written in 1 (one) paragraph consists 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 of 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 sentence. 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 describe in 1 sentence.

Initial Paragraph protrudes 0.5 inches, with number of columns 2. 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: Dinkes Kota Surabaya, 2016

Source: Dinkes Kota Surabaya, 2016

Figure 1. Title of Figure (Capital Each Word except conjunctive words)

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 .



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).


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

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


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.

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), …….. à 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. 10.1007/978-1-60327-492-0

Reference for Report

Kemenkes RI. (2013). Laporan riset kesehatan dasar (Riskesdas) tahun 2013. Kemenkes RI. Jakarta.

Reference for Undergraduated Thesis, Thesis, and Disertation

Firdiansyah, M. H. (2014). Hubungan antara rasio kadar kolesterol total terhadap high-density lipoprotein (hdl) dengan kejadian penyakit jantung koroner di RSUD Dr Moewardi. Undergraduated Thesis. Surakarta: Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta.

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 Planning28(4), 347–357.

Reference for Regulation

Menkes RI. (2017). Peraturan menteri kesehatan RI nomor 1091 tentang penyelenggaraan imunisasi. Jakarta: Kementerian Kesehatan RI.

Reference for State or World Institution

CDC. (2017). Epi info. USA : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved January 22, 2018, from index.html

General Article

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


Submission Preparation Checklist

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.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 400000.00 (IDR)

Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

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Bank Mandiri a.n dr. Kurnia Dwi Artanti 


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