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Understanding chronic non-communicable diseases in Latin America: towards an equity-based research agenda

Overview of attention for article published in Globalization and Health, January 2011
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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 (94th percentile)

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Title
Understanding chronic non-communicable diseases in Latin America: towards an equity-based research agenda
Published in
Globalization and Health, January 2011
DOI 10.1186/1744-8603-7-36
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Authors

Fernando G De Maio

Abstract

Although chronic non-communicable diseases are traditionally depicted as diseases of affluence, growing evidence suggests they strike along the fault lines of social inequality. The challenge of understanding how these conditions shape patterns of population health in Latin America requires an inter-disciplinary lens. This paper reviews the burden of chronic non-communicable diseases in the region and examines key myths surrounding their prevalence and distribution. It argues that a social justice approach rooted in the idea of health inequity needs to be at the core of research in this area, and concludes with discussion of a new approach to guide empirical research, the 'average/deprivation/inequality' framework.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Mexico 2 2%
Ecuador 1 1%
Bolivia, Plurinational State of 1 1%
Cameroon 1 1%
Chile 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Peru 1 1%
Nepal 1 1%
Nigeria 1 1%
Other 1 1%
Unknown 83 88%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 23 24%
Student > Master 16 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 13%
Student > Bachelor 7 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 6%
Other 22 23%
Unknown 8 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 34 36%
Social Sciences 18 19%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 4%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 3 3%
Other 15 16%
Unknown 11 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 22. 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 01 September 2020.
All research outputs
#1,173,113
of 18,783,186 outputs
Outputs from Globalization and Health
#178
of 949 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,179
of 114,702 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Globalization and Health
#1
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