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Overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland: an estimation of costs

Overview of attention for article published in BMJ Open, March 2015
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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 (81st percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (61st percentile)

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Title
Overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland: an estimation of costs
Published in
BMJ Open, March 2015
DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006189
Pubmed ID
Authors

A. Dee, A. Callinan, E. Doherty, C. O'Neill, T. McVeigh, M. R. Sweeney, A. Staines, K. Kearns, S. Fitzgerald, L. Sharp, F. Kee, J. Hughes, K. Balanda, I. J. Perry

Abstract

The increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity worldwide continues to compromise population health and creates a wider societal cost in terms of productivity loss and premature mortality. Despite extensive international literature on the cost of overweight and obesity, findings are inconsistent between Europe and the USA, and particularly within Europe. Studies vary on issues of focus, specific costs and methods. This study aims to estimate the healthcare and productivity costs of overweight and obesity for the island of Ireland in 2009, using both top-down and bottom-up approaches.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 143 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 28 19%
Student > Master 24 17%
Researcher 17 12%
Student > Postgraduate 13 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 9%
Other 25 17%
Unknown 24 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 54 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 19 13%
Sports and Recreations 9 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 6%
Social Sciences 5 3%
Other 19 13%
Unknown 30 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. 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 01 December 2016.
All research outputs
#3,282,069
of 19,542,586 outputs
Outputs from BMJ Open
#6,211
of 18,442 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#51,290
of 274,088 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMJ Open
#105
of 276 outputs
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