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Awareness and knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among school-going adolescents in Europe: a systematic review of published literature

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, September 2011
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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 (93rd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (89th percentile)

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1 news outlet
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1 policy source
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Title
Awareness and knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among school-going adolescents in Europe: a systematic review of published literature
Published in
BMC Public Health, September 2011
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-11-727
Pubmed ID
Authors

Florence N Samkange-Zeeb, Lena Spallek, Hajo Zeeb

Abstract

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a major health problem affecting mostly young people, not only in developing, but also in developed countries.We conducted this systematic review to determine awareness and knowledge of school-going male and female adolescents in Europe of STDs and if possible, how they perceive their own risk of contracting an STD. Results of this review can help point out areas where STD risk communication for adolescents needs to be improved.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Iran, Islamic Republic of 1 <1%
Malaysia 1 <1%
Egypt 1 <1%
Unknown 485 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 99 20%
Student > Master 84 17%
Student > Postgraduate 36 7%
Researcher 29 6%
Student > Ph. D. Student 29 6%
Other 55 11%
Unknown 156 32%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 138 28%
Nursing and Health Professions 71 15%
Social Sciences 26 5%
Psychology 15 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 10 2%
Other 67 14%
Unknown 161 33%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 18. 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 11 June 2020.
All research outputs
#1,813,631
of 23,504,694 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#1,990
of 15,310 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,840
of 132,738 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#21
of 196 outputs
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