Caption of a Figure, Table, etc.

Container element for the textual description that is associated with an object (for example, with a <fig> or <table>).


content-type Type of Content
id Identifier
specific-use Specific Use
style Style (XHTML table model; MathML 2.0 Tag Set)
xml:lang Language

Model Description

The following, in order:

This element may be contained in:

<boxed-text>, <chem-struct-wrap>, <disp-formula-group>, <fig>, <fig-group>, <graphic>, <media>, <supplementary-material>, <table-wrap>, <table-wrap-group>

Example 1

In a table:

       <label>Table A.1</label>
       <caption><p>Sample size code letters and inspection levels</p></caption>
           <th>Lot or batch size</th>
           <th>Special inspection levels</th>
           <p>The sample size code letters and inspection levels in
		this part of ISO 3951 correspond to those given in ISO
		2859 1 and ISO 3951-1.</p>

Example 2

In a figure:

<p>We identified ... Details of randomization procedures,
treatment schedules, and numbers of patients followed up
are given on the <italic>BMJ</italic> website.</p>
<fig id="F1">
<label>Figure 1</label>
<title>Deaths Among Patients Receiving Day Hospital
Care or Alternative Services.</title>
<p>Odds ratios of death by end of follow up were calculated
by fixed effects model. Heterogeneity between trials is
presented as &amp;#x03C7;<sup>2</sup></p>
<graphic xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink"