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Analyzing the impact of social factors on homelessness: a Fuzzy Cognitive Map approach

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, August 2013
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (88th percentile)

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Title
Analyzing the impact of social factors on homelessness: a Fuzzy Cognitive Map approach
Published in
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, August 2013
DOI 10.1186/1472-6947-13-94
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Authors

Vijay K Mago, Hilary K Morden, Charles Fritz, Tiankuang Wu, Sara Namazi, Parastoo Geranmayeh, Rakhi Chattopadhyay, Vahid Dabbaghian

Abstract

The forces which affect homelessness are complex and often interactive in nature. Social forces such as addictions, family breakdown, and mental illness are compounded by structural forces such as lack of available low-cost housing, poor economic conditions, and insufficient mental health services. Together these factors impact levels of homelessness through their dynamic relations. Historic models, which are static in nature, have only been marginally successful in capturing these relationships.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 <1%
Czechia 1 <1%
Iran, Islamic Republic of 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 157 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 40 25%
Student > Bachelor 23 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 12%
Researcher 12 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 6%
Other 24 15%
Unknown 34 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 38 23%
Nursing and Health Professions 19 12%
Medicine and Dentistry 18 11%
Psychology 17 10%
Engineering 7 4%
Other 22 14%
Unknown 41 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. 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 01 June 2021.
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#1,998,705
of 19,512,142 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
#152
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#19,234
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