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Community-based interventions for improving maternal health and for reducing maternal health inequalities in high-income countries: a systematic map of research

Overview of attention for article published in Globalization and Health, July 2015
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Title
Community-based interventions for improving maternal health and for reducing maternal health inequalities in high-income countries: a systematic map of research
Published in
Globalization and Health, July 2015
DOI 10.1186/s12992-014-0063-y
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Martha Perry, Francisco Becerra, Josephine Kavanagh, Angéline Serre, Emily Vargas, Victor Becerril

Abstract

This review is part of a European Commission project, MASCOT, aimed at reducing maternal and child health inequalities. The purpose was to identify and describe the literature on community-based interventions on maternal health in high-income countries (HIC) and conceptually map the literature according to country focus, topics addressed, nature of the intervention and the intervention provider, and interventions designed to address inequalities in maternal health. The research protocol for this review was based on a low-income country (LMIC) systematic review protocol within the MASCOT Project. We searched PubMED and CINAHL databases for literature published between January 2000 and April 2013. OECD countries were used to determine the HIC and different terms were used to refer to community based interventions, defined as those "delivered in community settings or any activities occurring outside of health facilities". 119 publications were selected for inclusion in this mapping study. 95 (80%) were Randomised Control Trials (RCTs) and 24 (20%) were systematic reviews (SRs). We categorised the study topics according to the main interventions covered: breastfeeding assistance and promotion, preventing and treating post-natal depression, interventions to support and build capacity around parenting and child care, antenatal interventions preparing women for birth, postnatal planning of future births and control trials around changing maternal behaviours. The home was used as the most common setting to implement these interventions and health professionals accounted for the largest group of intervention providers. This review maps and brings knowledge on the type of studies and topics being addressed in community based interventions around maternal health in HICs. It opens the opportunity for further studies on interventions' effectiveness and knowledge transfer to LMICs settings.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Unknown 231 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 50 21%
Researcher 30 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 21 9%
Student > Bachelor 18 8%
Other 39 17%
Unknown 49 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 51 22%
Medicine and Dentistry 44 19%
Psychology 27 12%
Social Sciences 26 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 2%
Other 20 9%
Unknown 61 26%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. 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 30 July 2015.
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#7,206,805
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#548
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