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Cities, States, Counties, Territories, Possessions; Provinces; Countries 

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Roxanne K. Young

At first mention, the name of a state, territory, possession, province, or country should be spelled out when it follows the name of a city. (Because the majority of authors and readers of JAMA and the Archives Journals are from the United States, these journals do not add “United States” after the name of a US city and state. Similar rules are followed by other journals. For example, the Lancet does not add “United Kingdom” after the name of a UK city.)Names of cities, states, counties, territories, possessions, provinces, and countries should be spelled out in full when they stand

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