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A hand hygiene intervention to decrease infections among children attending day care centers: design of a cluster randomized controlled trial

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Infectious Diseases, June 2013
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Title
A hand hygiene intervention to decrease infections among children attending day care centers: design of a cluster randomized controlled trial
Published in
BMC Infectious Diseases, June 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2334-13-259
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Authors

Tizza P Zomer, Vicki Erasmus, Nico Vlaar, Ed F van Beeck, Aimée Tjon-A-Tsien, Jan Hendrik Richardus, Hélène ACM Voeten

Abstract

Day care center attendance has been recognized as a risk factor for acquiring gastrointestinal and respiratory infections, which can be prevented with adequate hand hygiene (HH). Based on previous studies on environmental and sociocognitive determinants of caregivers' compliance with HH guidelines in day care centers (DCCs), an intervention has been developed aiming to improve caregivers' and children's HH compliance and decrease infections among children attending DCCs. The aim of this paper is to describe the design of a cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of this intervention.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 1%
Ghana 1 1%
Unknown 88 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 18 20%
Student > Master 13 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 13%
Researcher 11 12%
Lecturer 4 4%
Other 22 24%
Unknown 10 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 24 27%
Nursing and Health Professions 18 20%
Psychology 7 8%
Environmental Science 5 6%
Social Sciences 5 6%
Other 17 19%
Unknown 14 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. 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 20 June 2013.
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#8,849,138
of 14,123,042 outputs
Outputs from BMC Infectious Diseases
#2,853
of 5,286 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#82,652
of 152,503 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Infectious Diseases
#1
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