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Global affordability of fluoride toothpaste

Overview of attention for article published in Globalization and Health, January 2008
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (93rd percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (77th percentile)

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blogs
1 blog
policy
1 policy source
twitter
7 tweeters
facebook
3 Facebook pages
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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41 Dimensions

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99 Mendeley
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Title
Global affordability of fluoride toothpaste
Published in
Globalization and Health, January 2008
DOI 10.1186/1744-8603-4-7
Pubmed ID
Authors

Ann S Goldman, Robert Yee, Christopher J Holmgren, Habib Benzian

Abstract

Dental caries remains the most common disease worldwide and the use of fluoride toothpaste is a most effective preventive public health measure to prevent it. Changes in diets following globalization contribute to the development of dental caries in emerging economies. The aim of this paper is to compare the cost and relative affordability of fluoride toothpaste in high-, middle- and low-income countries. The hypothesis is that fluoride toothpaste is not equally affordable in high-, middle- and low-income countries.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 1 1%
Unknown 98 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 23 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 10%
Student > Bachelor 10 10%
Researcher 8 8%
Lecturer 6 6%
Other 21 21%
Unknown 21 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 39 39%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 6%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 4 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 3%
Other 17 17%
Unknown 26 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 19. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 January 2022.
All research outputs
#1,479,941
of 20,797,992 outputs
Outputs from Globalization and Health
#253
of 1,034 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#10,706
of 174,810 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Globalization and Health
#3
of 9 outputs
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