A sequence of two or more items, which may or may not be ordered


The list-type attribute specifies whether there should be a prefix preceding each item and determines the prefix type.


id Identifier
list-content List Content
list-type Type of List
prefix-word Word Prefix (for a List Item)

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  list         %list-model;                                 >


The following, in order:

This element may be contained in:

<abstract> Abstract; <ack> Acknowledgments; <app> Appendix; <app-group> Appendix Group; <body> Body of the Article; <boxed-text> Boxed Text; <chem-struct> Chemical Structure (Display); <disp-quote> Quote, Displayed; <fig> Figure; <front> Front Matter; <gloss-group> Glossary Group; <glossary> Glossary Elements List; <list-item> List Item; <named-content> Named Special (Subject) Content; <notes> Notes; <p> Paragraph; <> Reference List (Bibliographic Reference List); <sec> Section; <supplementary-material> Supplementary Material; <table-wrap> Table Wrapper; <td> Table Data Cell (XHTML table model); <th> Table Header Cell (XHTML table model); <trans-abstract> Translated Abstract

Tagged Example

<p>Day hospital care...are justifiable.</p>
<title>Key messages</title>
<list list-type="bullet">
<p>The benefits of geriatric day hospital care have been
controversial for many years.</p>
<p>This systematic review of 12 randomised trials comparing 
a variety of day hospitals with a range of alternative 
services found no overall advantage for day hospital care.</p>
<p>Day hospitals had a possible advantage over no comprehensive
care in terms of death or poor outcome, disability, and use of
<p>The costs of day hospital care may be partly offset by
a reduced use of hospital beds and institutional care among