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.
- 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).
- All co-authors know of and concur with the submission of this manuscript to UOJM.
- Any potential conflicts of interest, including relevant financial interests, activities, relationships, and affiliations (other than those affiliations listed in the title page of the manuscript) relevant to the subject of this manuscript are detailed in the "Conflicts of Interest Disclosure" section of the manuscript.
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word document (.doc, .docx) file format, using 12-point, double-spaced font.
- All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed at the end of the text, AND have been uploaded as individual PDF files named according to figure/table number (e.g. Table1.pdf, Fig1.pdf).
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
- If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
- A completed reporting checklist is uploaded as supporting documentation. Refer to the EQUATOR NETWORK (https://www.equator-network.org/) for identifying the reporting guidance that corresponds to the study design of your manuscript.
- Cover letter is uploaded as a supplementary file
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