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The association between Colombian medical students' healthy personal habits and a positive attitude toward preventive counseling: cross-sectional analyses

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, July 2009
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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Title
The association between Colombian medical students' healthy personal habits and a positive attitude toward preventive counseling: cross-sectional analyses
Published in
BMC Public Health, July 2009
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-9-218
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Authors

John Duperly, Felipe Lobelo, Carolina Segura, Francisco Sarmiento, Deisy Herrera, Olga L Sarmiento, Erica Frank

Abstract

Physician-delivered preventive counseling is important for the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Data from the U.S. indicates that medical students with healthy personal habits have a better attitude towards preventive counseling. However, this association and its correlates have not been addressed in rapidly urbanized settings where chronic disease prevention strategies constitute a top public health priority. This study examines the association between personal health practices and attitudes toward preventive counseling among first and fifth-year students from 8 medical schools in Bogotá, Colombia.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Colombia 2 2%
Spain 2 2%
Guatemala 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 112 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 24 20%
Student > Bachelor 23 19%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 12%
Student > Postgraduate 13 11%
Researcher 11 9%
Other 28 24%
Unknown 6 5%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 61 51%
Social Sciences 10 8%
Sports and Recreations 8 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 7%
Psychology 4 3%
Other 20 17%
Unknown 8 7%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. 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 28 January 2019.
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#2,853,632
of 15,010,872 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#3,349
of 10,379 outputs
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#57,663
of 303,946 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#336
of 1,074 outputs
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