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Changing epidemiologic patterns of deliberate self poisoning in a rural district of Sri Lanka

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, August 2012
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Title
Changing epidemiologic patterns of deliberate self poisoning in a rural district of Sri Lanka
Published in
BMC Public Health, August 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-12-593
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Lalith Senarathna, Shaluka F Jayamanna, Patrick J Kelly, Nick A Buckley, Michael J Dibley, Andrew H Dawson

Abstract

Acute poisoning is a major public health issue in many parts of the world. The epidemiology and the mortality rate is higher in low and middle income countries, including Sri Lanka. The aim of this study was to provide details about the epidemiology of acute poisoning in a rural Sri Lankan district and to identify the changing patterns and epidemiology of poisoning.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Australia 2 3%
Brazil 1 1%
Zimbabwe 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Sri Lanka 1 1%
Japan 1 1%
Unknown 73 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 16%
Student > Postgraduate 10 13%
Other 7 9%
Student > Bachelor 6 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 8%
Other 24 30%
Unknown 14 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 30 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 12 15%
Psychology 10 13%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 5 6%
Social Sciences 2 3%
Other 6 8%
Unknown 15 19%

Attention Score in Context

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#9,905,606
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#7,256
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#87,744
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#115
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