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Adolescents and parents’ perceptions of best time for sex and sexual communications from two communities in the Eastern and Volta Regions of Ghana: implications for HIV and AIDS education

Overview of attention for article published in BMC International Health and Human Rights, September 2013
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Title
Adolescents and parents’ perceptions of best time for sex and sexual communications from two communities in the Eastern and Volta Regions of Ghana: implications for HIV and AIDS education
Published in
BMC International Health and Human Rights, September 2013
DOI 10.1186/1472-698x-13-40
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Authors

Emmanuel Asampong, Joseph Osafo, Jeffrey Bart Bingenheimer, Clement Ahiadeke

Abstract

Adolescents and parents' differ in their perceptions regarding engaging in sexual activity and protecting themselves from pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The views of adolescents and parents from two south-eastern communities in Ghana regarding best time for sex and sexual communications were examined.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Ghana 2 2%
Netherlands 2 2%
United States 1 <1%
Israel 1 <1%
Unknown 117 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 35 28%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 11%
Researcher 11 9%
Student > Bachelor 11 9%
Other 26 21%
Unknown 12 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 31 25%
Medicine and Dentistry 28 23%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 16%
Psychology 10 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 2%
Other 11 9%
Unknown 20 16%

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 22 October 2013.
All research outputs
#5,135,640
of 9,723,038 outputs
Outputs from BMC International Health and Human Rights
#214
of 297 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#66,607
of 146,504 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC International Health and Human Rights
#4
of 9 outputs
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