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The role of schools in the spread of mumps among unvaccinated children: a retrospective cohort study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Infectious Diseases, August 2011
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Title
The role of schools in the spread of mumps among unvaccinated children: a retrospective cohort study
Published in
BMC Infectious Diseases, August 2011
DOI 10.1186/1471-2334-11-227
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Authors

Wilhelmina LM Ruijs, Jeannine LA Hautvast, Reinier P Akkermans, Marlies EJL Hulscher, Koos van der Velden

Abstract

In the Netherlands, epidemics of vaccine preventable diseases are largely confined to an orthodox protestant minority with religious objections to vaccination. The clustering of unvaccinated children in orthodox protestant schools can foster the spread of epidemics. School closure has nevertheless not been practiced up until now. A mumps epidemic in 2007-2008 gave us an opportunity to study the role of schools in the spread of a vaccine preventable disease in a village with low vaccination coverage.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 4%
United States 1 4%
Unknown 24 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 23%
Student > Bachelor 5 19%
Researcher 4 15%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 8%
Professor 2 8%
Other 2 8%
Unknown 5 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 9 35%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 12%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 8%
Mathematics 1 4%
Other 3 12%
Unknown 6 23%

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 04 September 2011.
All research outputs
#3,137,785
of 11,310,974 outputs
Outputs from BMC Infectious Diseases
#1,141
of 4,209 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#26,804
of 90,850 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Infectious Diseases
#16
of 74 outputs
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