Scope and policy
Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia aims at publishing not previously published Original Articles, including critical reviews on specific themes, which may contribute to the develo-pment of Epidemiology and related Sciences (25 p. maximum, including tables and graphs). Revista also publishes articles in the following categories: Debate aimed at discussing different views of the same theme which may be presented as an original article followed by comments from other authors, reproduction of panels and other similar formats; Notes and Information - notes on primary results of research studies, as well as brief reports on new aspects of Epidemiology, besides news on events held in the field, book reviews, and others (5 p. maximum.); Letters to the Editor - comments from readers on articles published in Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia (3 p. maximum).
Manuscripts submitted should be sent exclusively to Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, and its simultaneous submission to another journal is not permitted. Thus, the author(s) should sign a declaration according to the model provided by Revista. The author(s) is(are) responsible for all statements made in any part of Revista.
Each manuscript is evaluated by two reviewers, named by one of the Associate Editors, who will be responsible for elaborating a conclusive final report to be submitted to the Scientific Editor. Rejected manuscripts will remain at the authors (s) disposal for one year.
Revista is responsible for all published manuscripts, which may not be published elsewhere, even partially, or translated into another language without permission from the Editorial Board. Thus, all submitted manuscripts should include a document undersigned by the author(s), transferring all copyright ownership, according to the model provided by Revista.
Articles may be submitted in Portuguese, Spanish or English. Aside from the abstract (in the original language of the article and in English) and project support or funding with process number.
The Author(s) are responsible for the accuracy of their references.
EXAMPLES OF REFERENCES
Books and other monographs
Chapter in a book
Published proceedings paper
WHO Technical Reports
Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia complies to the norms of the International Committee of Editors of Medical Journals (Vancouver style), published in the New England Journal of Medicine 1997; 336: 309 and in the Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica 1998; 3: 188-96, whose copy may be requested to Revistas Secretariat.
Sending of manuscripts
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