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Should I stay or should I go? Understanding families’ decisions regarding initiating, continuing, and terminating health services for managing pediatric obesity: the protocol for a multi-center…

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, December 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (83rd percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (79th percentile)

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Title
Should I stay or should I go? Understanding families’ decisions regarding initiating, continuing, and terminating health services for managing pediatric obesity: the protocol for a multi-center, qualitative study
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, December 2012
DOI 10.1186/1472-6963-12-486
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Authors

Geoff DC Ball, Arnaldo Perez Garcia, Jean-Pierre Chanoine, Katherine M Morrison, Laurent Legault, Arya M Sharma, Rebecca Gokiert, Nicholas L Holt

Abstract

At least two million Canadian children meet established criteria for weight management. Due to the adverse health consequences of obesity, most pediatric weight management research has examined the efficacy and effectiveness of interventions to improve lifestyle behaviors, reduce co-morbidities, and enable weight management. However, little information is available on families' decisions to initiate, continue, and terminate weight management care. This is an important knowledge gap since a substantial number of families fail to initiate care after being referred for weight management while many families who initiate care discontinue it after a brief period of time. This research aims to understand the interplay between individual, family, environmental, and systemic factors that influence families' decisions regarding the management of pediatric obesity.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 56 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
New Zealand 1 2%
United States 1 2%
Unknown 54 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 12 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 13%
Other 7 13%
Researcher 6 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 9%
Other 15 27%
Unknown 4 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 13 23%
Nursing and Health Professions 10 18%
Social Sciences 9 16%
Psychology 7 13%
Business, Management and Accounting 2 4%
Other 7 13%
Unknown 8 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. 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 25 March 2014.
All research outputs
#519,263
of 3,624,912 outputs
Outputs from BMC Health Services Research
#291
of 1,751 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#15,547
of 92,570 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Health Services Research
#27
of 134 outputs
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