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Predictors of two forms of attrition in a longitudinal health study involving ageing participants: An analysis based on the Whitehall II study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medical Research Methodology, October 2012
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Title
Predictors of two forms of attrition in a longitudinal health study involving ageing participants: An analysis based on the Whitehall II study
Published in
BMC Medical Research Methodology, October 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2288-12-164
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Authors

Gill Mein, Suneeta Johal, Robert L Grant, Clive Seale, Richard Ashcroft, Anthea Tinker

Abstract

Longitudinal studies are crucial providers of information about the needs of an ageing population, but their external validity is affected if partipants drop out. Previous research has identified older age, impaired cognitive function, lower educational level, living alone, fewer social activities, and lower socio-economic status as predictors of attrition.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 2%
Unknown 42 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 14%
Researcher 6 14%
Student > Bachelor 2 5%
Other 7 16%
Unknown 9 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 10 23%
Social Sciences 6 14%
Psychology 5 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 9%
Sports and Recreations 1 2%
Other 2 5%
Unknown 15 35%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. 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 04 March 2013.
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#6,869,637
of 12,373,180 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medical Research Methodology
#663
of 1,095 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#115,875
of 262,300 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medical Research Methodology
#50
of 114 outputs
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