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Parents’ information needs, self-efficacy and influences on consulting for childhood respiratory tract infections: a qualitative study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Family Practice, July 2013
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Title
Parents’ information needs, self-efficacy and influences on consulting for childhood respiratory tract infections: a qualitative study
Published in
BMC Family Practice, July 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2296-14-106
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jenny Ingram, Christie Cabral, Alastair D Hay, Patricia J Lucas, Jeremy Horwood

Abstract

Acute respiratory tract infection (RTI) is the most common reason why parents consult primary care in the UK. Little is known about parents' perceptions of what may help them to make an appropriate decision to consult when their child is ill and how to improve self-care.Using qualitative methods, this study aimed to explore parents' views on support and information needs prior to consulting when children have RTIs with cough, and identify the triggers and barriers to consulting primary care.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 106 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 19 18%
Researcher 19 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 13%
Student > Bachelor 7 6%
Other 21 19%
Unknown 10 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 37 34%
Social Sciences 11 10%
Psychology 11 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 10 9%
Arts and Humanities 3 3%
Other 18 17%
Unknown 18 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. 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 18 November 2015.
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#6,432,679
of 12,373,620 outputs
Outputs from BMC Family Practice
#604
of 1,233 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#58,129
of 151,156 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Family Practice
#6
of 7 outputs
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