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Health transitions in recently widowed older women: a mixed methods study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, April 2013
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Title
Health transitions in recently widowed older women: a mixed methods study
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, April 2013
DOI 10.1186/1472-6963-13-143
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Authors

Michelle DiGiacomo, Joanne Lewis, Marie T Nolan, Jane Phillips, Patricia M Davidson

Abstract

Older recently widowed women are faced with increased health risks and chronic conditions associated not only with bereavement, but also, older age. Loss and grief, adjusting to living alone, decreased income, and managing multiple chronic conditions can impact on older women's ability to transition following recent spousal bereavement. Providing appropriate, timely, and effective services to foster this life transition is of critical importance, yet few services directed towards these women exist in Australia, and there is little data describing the experiences of women and their support needs at this time.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Unknown 74 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 14 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 16%
Researcher 10 13%
Student > Master 8 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 8%
Other 11 14%
Unknown 15 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 14 18%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 17%
Medicine and Dentistry 13 17%
Social Sciences 10 13%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 3%
Other 7 9%
Unknown 17 22%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 15. 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 07 August 2015.
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#2,212,377
of 23,934,148 outputs
Outputs from BMC Health Services Research
#876
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#18,578
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Outputs of similar age from BMC Health Services Research
#18
of 118 outputs
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