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Order of Footnotes

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Manuscript Preparation
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Cheryl Iverson

Order of Footnotes

The preferred order of the footnotes at the bottom of the first page of an article in JAMA and the Archives Journals is as follows (see also 22.0, Typography). Note: Not all articles will include all of these.

JAMA

  • Author affiliations

  • Death of an author (death dagger [†]) (see 2.3.2, Footnotes to Title Page, Death)

  • Information about members of a group (see 2.10.6, Acknowledgment Section, List of Participants in a Group Study)

  • Corresponding author contact information

Byline: John A. Doe, MD; Myrtle S. Coe, MD†; Simon T. Foe, RN; for the XYZ Group

Footnotes:

Author Affiliations: Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

†Died November 3, 2005.

A List of the XYZ Group members appears at the end of this article.

Corresponding Author: John A. Doe, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 (jdoe@baylor.edu).

Archives Journals

  • Author affiliations

  • Death of an author (death dagger [†]) (see 2.3.2, Footnotes to Title Page, Death)

  • Information about members of a group

Group Information: The members of the XYZ Group are listed at the end of this article.

or

Group Information: The members of the XYZ Group are listed in a box on page 100.

(In the Archives Journals, the contact information for the corresponding author, which is published on the first page of an article in JAMA, is given in the Acknowledgment section [see 2.10, Acknowledgment Section] immediately after the acceptance date.) See also 22.0, Typography.

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