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Author Guidelines

a. Submissions must be original work and have never been previously published. Research manuscripts are preferred. This should be proved by sending the Author's Statement through email. The chief editor will not process the author's submission (whether in e-mail or in the OJS submission menu) unless this statement letter is attached. 

The author's statement letter is available at this link  (in Bahasa Indonesia)  (in English)

b.   Title:

  • consists of 8-14 words that describe the article.
  • is written in 2 languages: Bahasa Indonesia and English
  • avoids uppercase applied in the whole letters

c. Abstract maximal 250 words, written in one paragraph, continued by keywords. The abstract contains background, writing purposes, discussion, and conclusion. Submissions from research must include the research method and the output. Abstract and keywords are written in two (2) languages, Bahasa Indonesia and English.

d.   Manuscript content:

  • Manuscript content contains the following part: Introduction, research method, research results, discussion, conclusion and suggestions, references. A sub-chapter on Literature Review is unnecessary.
  • Relevant with the need for learning processes in biostatistics, demographics, reproductive health, health information system.
  • Closely related to/relevant with the authors' mastery background, either theoretical writing, methodological writing, research summary, or scientific book review.
  • Considering the content objectivity and scientific rules.
  • The editors consider 4000-8000 words to be the preferable article length. The length of the manuscript should not exceed 8000 words, including text, all tables and figures, notes, and appendices intended for publication. A manuscript that exceeds the 8000-word limit will be returned without review.

e.   Writing technique:

  • Manuscript written in essay format, no numbering between chapter/part is allowed.
  • Tables and graphs should be referred to in the discussion.  
  • Make the tables or graphs as simple as possible. The table should contain table number, title, note, and information if needed (below the table to explain abbreviation in the table). Use only horizontal lines, vertical lines are not allowed.
  • Don’t use footnotes
  • Avoid journal name abbreviation in referencing
  • Instead of using points, the conclusion is written in paragraph format
  • The reference uses the "name-year" system, in accordance with an alphabetical family name
  • Referencing style for this journal follows Anglia Ruskin University-Harvard style. Using Mendeley Application.
  • In reference, mention all author's names (not et al.); for example:

Hotchkiss, D.R., Godha, D., Gage, A.J., Cappa, C., 2016. Risk Factors Associated with the Practice of Child Marriage among Roma Girls in Serbia. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 16(6), pp.1–10.


Rao, S. P. S. S., Richard, J., 2012. Introductions to Biostatistics and Research Methods. 5 th ed. [e-book] New Delhi: PHI Learning Private Limited. Tersedia di: [diakses 15 Agustus 2018].


Kleinbaum, D. G., Kupper, L. L., Nizam, A., and Rosenberg, E. S., 2014. Applied Regression Analysis and Other Multivariable Methods. 5th ed. Boston: Cengange Learning.


WHO, 2011. Hemoglobin Concentration for the Diagnosis of Anemia and Assessment of Severity. Switzerland: Department of Nutrition for Health
and Development (NHD).

f.   Author:

  • The author's name should be spelled consistently. An academic degree is not necessary.
  • The author's fully responsible for manuscript content.
  • Attaching Ethical clearance in Supplementary File.
  • Submission must be adjusted with this journal referencing style (reference citing, don't use a footnote, systematics, illustration, table, etc).
  • Submitting the manuscript in Bahasa Indonesia or English and abstract (in English AND Bahasa Indonesia). The soft-file should be attached in CD; typed by MS Word, font type is Times New Roman 12, spacing 1 in 10-12 pages of A4 paper.
  • Signing a statement letter that states that submission is not under consideration or peer review or accepted for publication or in the press or published elsewhere. The manuscript should not be submitted to another journal during the review process by JBK reviewers.
  • Signing a statement letter that state that submission is plagiarism-free and fully obey the citing rules (the author did not copy-paste, but paraphrase)
  • Submitting the manuscript to Jurnal Biometrika dan Kependudukan, Department of Biostatistics and Population Study, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga, Jl. Mulyorejo Kampus C Unair, Surabaya 60115, Indonesia. The soft copy could be submitted through the e-mail address
  • AFTER the article has received the agreement to be published, authors are requested to give a contribution to the journal's maintenance and development. 

g.   Editor:

  • The editor reserves the right to edit the articles without changing the content and authors' idea
  • An editor will return the non-proper article



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 Publication: 700000.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.