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Body mass index and incident coronary heart disease in women: a population-based prospective study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medicine, April 2013
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)

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Title
Body mass index and incident coronary heart disease in women: a population-based prospective study
Published in
BMC Medicine, April 2013
DOI 10.1186/1741-7015-11-87
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Authors

Dexter Canoy, Benjamin J Cairns, Angela Balkwill, F Lucy Wright, Jane Green, Gillian Reeves, Valerie Beral

Abstract

A high body mass index (BMI) is associated with an increased risk of mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD); however, a low BMI may also be associated with an increased mortality risk. There is limited information on the relation of incident CHD risk across a wide range of BMI, particularly in women. We examined the relation between BMI and incident CHD overall and across different risk factors of the disease in the Million Women Study.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
Netherlands 1 1%
Australia 1 1%
Unknown 64 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 19 28%
Researcher 9 13%
Student > Master 7 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 6%
Other 14 21%
Unknown 9 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 25 37%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 13%
Social Sciences 6 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 4%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 3%
Other 8 12%
Unknown 15 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 57. 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 18 June 2021.
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#495,846
of 18,897,820 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medicine
#384
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#3,828
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