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Contribution of community-based newborn health promotion to reducing inequities in healthy newborn care practices and knowledge: evidence of improvement from a three-district pilot program in Malawi

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, November 2013
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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 (85th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (77th percentile)

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9 tweeters

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Title
Contribution of community-based newborn health promotion to reducing inequities in healthy newborn care practices and knowledge: evidence of improvement from a three-district pilot program in Malawi
Published in
BMC Public Health, November 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1052
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jennifer A Callaghan-Koru, Bareng AS Nonyane, Tanya Guenther, Deborah Sitrin, Reuben Ligowe, Emmanuel Chimbalanga, Evelyn Zimba, Fannie Kachale, Rashed Shah, Abdullah H Baqui

Abstract

Inequities in both health status and coverage of health services are considered important barriers to achieving Millennium Development Goal 4. Community-based health promotion is a strategy that is believed to reduce inequities in rural low-income settings. This paper examines the contributions of community-based programming to improving the equity of newborn health in three districts in Malawi.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 <1%
Bangladesh 1 <1%
Nigeria 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Unknown 201 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 37 18%
Researcher 24 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 22 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 19 9%
Student > Postgraduate 15 7%
Other 47 23%
Unknown 41 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 62 30%
Social Sciences 39 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 37 18%
Computer Science 4 2%
Business, Management and Accounting 3 1%
Other 15 7%
Unknown 45 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. 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
#2,843,293
of 20,629,552 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#3,280
of 13,455 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#30,606
of 209,492 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#242
of 1,078 outputs
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So far Altmetric has tracked 13,455 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 13.6. This one has done well, scoring higher than 75% of its peers.
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