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Stable time patterns of railway suicides in Germany: comparative analysis of 7,187 cases across two observation periods (1995–1998; 2005–2008)

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, February 2014
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Title
Stable time patterns of railway suicides in Germany: comparative analysis of 7,187 cases across two observation periods (1995–1998; 2005–2008)
Published in
BMC Public Health, February 2014
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-14-124
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Authors

Karoline Lukaschek, Jens Baumert, Natalia Erazo, Karl-Heinz Ladwig

Abstract

The majority of fatalities on the European Union (EU) railways are suicides, representing about 60% of all railway fatalities. The aim of this study was to compare time patterns of suicidal behaviour on railway tracks in Germany between two observation periods (1995-1998 and 2005-2008) in order to investigate their stability and value in railway suicide prevention.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 23 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 6 26%
Student > Bachelor 3 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 9%
Student > Master 2 9%
Other 5 22%
Unknown 2 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 7 30%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 13%
Business, Management and Accounting 2 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 4%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 4%
Other 4 17%
Unknown 5 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. 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 31 March 2020.
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#6,367,494
of 21,363,193 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#6,779
of 13,855 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#77,594
of 287,967 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#1
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