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Risks, benefits and survival strategies-views from female sex workers in Savannakhet, Laos

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, November 2012
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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 (83rd percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (77th percentile)

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7 Wikipedia pages

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Title
Risks, benefits and survival strategies-views from female sex workers in Savannakhet, Laos
Published in
BMC Public Health, November 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-12-1004
Pubmed ID
Authors

Ketkesone Phrasisombath, Elisabeth Faxelid, Vanphanom Sychareun, Sarah Thomsen

Abstract

Female sex workers (FSWs) are vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and encounter socio-economic and health problems, including STIs/HIV, unintended pregnancy and complications from unsafe abortion, stigma, violence, and drug addiction. Reducing risks associated with sex work requires an understanding of the social and cultural context in which sex workers live and work. This study aimed to explore the working environment and perceived risks among FSWs in Savannakhet province in Laos.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 112 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 34 30%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 13%
Researcher 10 9%
Student > Bachelor 9 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 7%
Other 21 19%
Unknown 15 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 28 25%
Social Sciences 17 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 16 14%
Psychology 11 10%
Unspecified 7 6%
Other 16 14%
Unknown 17 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. 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 16 September 2022.
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#3,987,180
of 22,087,588 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#4,484
of 14,331 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#46,898
of 293,070 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#232
of 1,045 outputs
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