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Starting to smoke: a qualitative study of the experiences of Australian indigenous youth

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, November 2012
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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 (91st percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (88th percentile)

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Title
Starting to smoke: a qualitative study of the experiences of Australian indigenous youth
Published in
BMC Public Health, November 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-12-963
Pubmed ID
Authors

Vanessa Johnston, Darren W Westphal, Cyan Earnshaw, David P Thomas

Abstract

Adult smoking has its roots in adolescence. If individuals do not initiate smoking during this period it is unlikely they ever will. In high income countries, smoking rates among Indigenous youth are disproportionately high. However, despite a wealth of literature in other populations, there is less evidence on the determinants of smoking initiation among Indigenous youth. The aim of this study was to explore the determinants of smoking among Australian Indigenous young people with a particular emphasis on the social and cultural processes that underlie tobacco use patterns among this group.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
New Zealand 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 123 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 32 25%
Student > Bachelor 16 13%
Researcher 14 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 6%
Other 16 13%
Unknown 30 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 23 18%
Psychology 15 12%
Social Sciences 15 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 14 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 2%
Other 19 15%
Unknown 38 30%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 14. 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 16 April 2013.
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#2,060,158
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Outputs from BMC Public Health
#2,386
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Outputs of similar age
#15,464
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#121
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