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Would school closure for the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic have been worth the cost?: a computational simulation of Pennsylvania

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, May 2011
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)

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7 news outlets
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1 policy source
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6 tweeters

Citations

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Title
Would school closure for the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic have been worth the cost?: a computational simulation of Pennsylvania
Published in
BMC Public Health, May 2011
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-11-353
Pubmed ID
Authors

Shawn T Brown, Julie HY Tai, Rachel R Bailey, Philip C Cooley, William D Wheaton, Margaret A Potter, Ronald E Voorhees, Megan LeJeune, John J Grefenstette, Donald S Burke, Sarah M McGlone, Bruce Y Lee

Abstract

During the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic, policy makers debated over whether, when, and how long to close schools. While closing schools could have reduced influenza transmission thereby preventing cases, deaths, and health care costs, it may also have incurred substantial costs from increased childcare needs and lost productivity by teachers and other school employees.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 2%
Japan 1 <1%
Iran, Islamic Republic of 1 <1%
Unknown 110 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 25 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 18%
Student > Master 16 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 7%
Student > Bachelor 6 5%
Other 20 18%
Unknown 18 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 18%
Mathematics 11 10%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 11 10%
Social Sciences 10 9%
Computer Science 9 8%
Other 28 25%
Unknown 25 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 72. 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 02 February 2021.
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#418,133
of 20,185,820 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#371
of 13,121 outputs
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#3,639
of 158,950 outputs
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#1
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