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Portion control for the treatment of obesity in the primary care setting

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Research Notes, September 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 (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (93rd percentile)

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1 blog
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1 tweeter

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Title
Portion control for the treatment of obesity in the primary care setting
Published in
BMC Research Notes, September 2011
DOI 10.1186/1756-0500-4-346
Pubmed ID
Authors

Rebecca L Kesman, Jon O Ebbert, Katherine I Harris, Darrell R Schroeder

Abstract

The increasing prevalence of obesity is a significant health threat and a major public health challenge. A critical need exists to develop and evaluate practical methods for the treatment of obesity in the clinical setting. One of the factors contributing to the obesity epidemic is food portion sizes. Limited data are available on the efficacy of visual or tactile devices designed to enhance patient understanding and control of portion sizes. A portion control plate is a commercially-available product that can provide visual cues of portion size and potentially contribute to weight loss by enhancing portion size control among obese patients. This tool holds promise as a useful adjunct to dietary counseling. Our objective was to evaluate a portion control intervention including dietary counseling and a portion control plate to facilitate weight loss among obese patients in a primary care practice.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
France 1 1%
Unknown 68 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 19%
Student > Bachelor 12 17%
Researcher 10 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 6%
Other 14 20%
Unknown 11 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 15 22%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 13%
Psychology 8 12%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 9%
Social Sciences 6 9%
Other 11 16%
Unknown 14 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 30. 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 19 August 2016.
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#477,219
of 12,440,051 outputs
Outputs from BMC Research Notes
#51
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#3,224
of 95,855 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Research Notes
#1
of 16 outputs
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