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The prevalence, impact and cost of chronic non-cancer pain in Irish primary schoolchildren (PRIME-C): protocol for a longitudinal school-based survey

Overview of attention for article published in BMJ Open, January 2015
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Title
The prevalence, impact and cost of chronic non-cancer pain in Irish primary schoolchildren (PRIME-C): protocol for a longitudinal school-based survey
Published in
BMJ Open, January 2015
DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007426
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Authors

O'Higgins, Siobhán, Doherty, Edel, NicGabhainn, Saoirse, Murphy, Andrew, Hogan, Michael, O'Neill, Ciaran, McGuire, Brian E

Abstract

Previous research has indicated that pain influences children's daily lives, resulting in absence from school, sleep problems, poor school performance and problems with social activities. Our study aims to characterise the nature, extent, impact and cost of chronic pain among Irish children. Using cluster-systematic random sampling, primary schools will be invited to participate and 6000 5-12-year-olds asked to complete questionnaires in school classrooms, at time points 1 year apart. Questionnaires will use internationally valid psychometric measures to assess a range of quality of life factors and chronic pain indicators among children, with corresponding parental/primary caregiver questions, which will be completed at home. Data will also be gathered on the cost of chronic pain. Space will be given for comments on how pain impacts on participants' lives and possible coping mechanisms. Ethical approval has been granted by the Research Ethics Committee, National University of Ireland, Galway. Dissemination of results will be via journal articles and conference presentations on the various aspects of the study (ie, prevalence, impact and economic cost of chronic pain among 5-12-year-olds living in Ireland).

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 59 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 24%
Student > Master 9 15%
Student > Bachelor 8 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 10%
Researcher 5 8%
Other 10 17%
Unknown 7 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 13 22%
Psychology 8 14%
Social Sciences 6 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 8%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 5%
Other 10 17%
Unknown 14 24%

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 23 November 2015.
All research outputs
#1,081,569
of 6,597,995 outputs
Outputs from BMJ Open
#1,706
of 4,553 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#44,465
of 185,505 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMJ Open
#110
of 292 outputs
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