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Otitis media in young Aboriginal children from remote communities in Northern and Central Australia: a cross-sectional survey

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Pediatrics, July 2005
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Title
Otitis media in young Aboriginal children from remote communities in Northern and Central Australia: a cross-sectional survey
Published in
BMC Pediatrics, July 2005
DOI 10.1186/1471-2431-5-27
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Authors

Peter S Morris, Amanda J Leach, Peter Silberberg, Gabrielle Mellon, Cate Wilson, Elizabeth Hamilton, Jemima Beissbarth

Abstract

Middle ear disease (otitis media) is common and frequently severe in Australian Aboriginal children. There have not been any recent large-scale surveys using clear definitions and a standardised middle ear assessment. The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of middle ear disease (otitis media) in a high-risk population of young Aboriginal children from remote communities in Northern and Central Australia.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Australia 2 3%
Unknown 77 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 21 27%
Researcher 13 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 11%
Student > Bachelor 8 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 8%
Other 16 20%
Unknown 6 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 24 30%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 13%
Social Sciences 9 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 8%
Linguistics 6 8%
Other 12 15%
Unknown 12 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. 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 February 2020.
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#3,213,168
of 17,053,340 outputs
Outputs from BMC Pediatrics
#565
of 2,168 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#45,991
of 238,284 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Pediatrics
#39
of 211 outputs
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