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Prevalence of Childhood and Adult Obesity in the United States, 2011-2012

Overview of attention for article published in JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, February 2014
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Title
Prevalence of Childhood and Adult Obesity in the United States, 2011-2012
Published in
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, February 2014
DOI 10.1001/jama.2014.732
Pubmed ID
Authors

Cynthia L. Ogden, Margaret D. Carroll, Brian K. Kit, Katherine M. Flegal

Abstract

More than one-third of adults and 17% of youth in the United States are obese, although the prevalence remained stable between 2003-2004 and 2009-2010.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 76 2%
United Kingdom 6 <1%
Brazil 5 <1%
Canada 4 <1%
Spain 3 <1%
Portugal 2 <1%
Ecuador 2 <1%
Malaysia 2 <1%
Germany 2 <1%
Other 18 <1%
Unknown 3090 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 714 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 526 16%
Student > Bachelor 477 15%
Researcher 363 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 325 10%
Other 804 25%
Unknown 1 <1%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 994 31%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 441 14%
Unspecified 386 12%
Social Sciences 366 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 269 8%
Other 753 23%
Unknown 1 <1%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1428. 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 05 August 2019.
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#1,785
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Outputs from JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association
#59
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Outputs of similar age
#20
of 187,743 outputs
Outputs of similar age from JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association
#2
of 209 outputs
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