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Decline in severe diarrhea hospitalizations after the introduction of rotavirus vaccination in Ghana: a prevalence study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Infectious Diseases, August 2014
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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 (91st percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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Title
Decline in severe diarrhea hospitalizations after the introduction of rotavirus vaccination in Ghana: a prevalence study
Published in
BMC Infectious Diseases, August 2014
DOI 10.1186/1471-2334-14-431
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Authors

Christabel C Enweronu-Laryea, Isaac Boamah, Eric Sifah, Stanley K Diamenu, George Armah

Abstract

Almost all diarrhea deaths in young children occur in developing countries. Immunization against rotavirus, the leading cause of childhood severe dehydrating acute diarrhea may reduce the burden of severe diarrhea in developing countries. Ghana introduced rotavirus and pneumococcal vaccination in the national expanded program on immunization in May 2012.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Ghana 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Guatemala 1 <1%
Iran, Islamic Republic of 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 119 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 32 26%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 15%
Researcher 17 14%
Student > Bachelor 14 11%
Student > Postgraduate 10 8%
Other 13 10%
Unknown 19 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 35 28%
Nursing and Health Professions 18 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 18 15%
Immunology and Microbiology 8 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 6 5%
Other 15 12%
Unknown 24 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 17. 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 25 November 2014.
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#1,535,851
of 19,534,140 outputs
Outputs from BMC Infectious Diseases
#382
of 6,786 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#17,850
of 205,311 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Infectious Diseases
#1
of 20 outputs
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