Ethics Checklist

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  1. You’ve read the journal’s instructions for authors, and checked and followed any instructions regarding data sets, ethics approval, or statements.
  2. All authors have been named on the paper, and the online submission form.
  3. All material has been referenced in the text clearly and thoroughly.
  4. Data has been carefully checked and any supplemental data required by the journal included.
  5. Any relevant interests have been declared to the journal.
  6. You have obtained (written) permission to reuse any figures, tables, and data sets.
  7. You have only submitted the paper to one journal at a time.
  8. You’ve notified all the co-authors that the paper has been submitted.

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