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Effects of a free school breakfast programme on school attendance, achievement, psychosocial function, and nutrition: a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, November 2010
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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 (89th percentile)

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policy
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Title
Effects of a free school breakfast programme on school attendance, achievement, psychosocial function, and nutrition: a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial
Published in
BMC Public Health, November 2010
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-10-738
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Authors

Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Maria Turley, Delvina Gorton, Yannan Jiang, Jo Michie, Ralph Maddison, John Hattie

Abstract

Approximately 55,000 children in New Zealand do not eat breakfast on any given day. Regular breakfast skipping has been associated with poor diets, higher body mass index, and adverse effects on children's behaviour and academic performance. Research suggests that regular breakfast consumption can improve academic performance, nutrition and behaviour. This paper describes the protocol for a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial of a free school breakfast programme. The aim of the trial is to determine the effects of the breakfast intervention on school attendance, achievement, psychosocial function, dietary habits and food security.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Nigeria 2 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Iran, Islamic Republic of 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Greece 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 257 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 49 18%
Student > Bachelor 40 15%
Researcher 39 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 38 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 21 8%
Other 49 18%
Unknown 29 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 65 25%
Social Sciences 44 17%
Psychology 31 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 27 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 25 9%
Other 36 14%
Unknown 37 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 11. 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 26 February 2019.
All research outputs
#1,735,844
of 15,691,398 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#2,071
of 10,800 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#13,947
of 133,723 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#1
of 1 outputs
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