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Drug education in victorian schools (DEVS): the study protocol for a harm reduction focused school drug education trial

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, February 2012
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Title
Drug education in victorian schools (DEVS): the study protocol for a harm reduction focused school drug education trial
Published in
BMC Public Health, February 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-12-112
Pubmed ID
Authors

Richard Midford, Helen Cahill, David Foxcroft, Leanne Lester, Lynne Venning, Robyn Ramsden, Michelle Pose

Abstract

This study seeks to extend earlier Australian school drug education research by developing and measuring the effectiveness of a comprehensive, evidence-based, harm reduction focused school drug education program for junior secondary students aged 13 to 15 years. The intervention draws on the recent literature as to the common elements in effective school curriculum. It seeks to incorporate the social influence of parents through home activities. It also emphasises the use of appropriate pedagogy in the delivery of classroom lessons.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 2%
Iran, Islamic Republic of 1 <1%
Ethiopia 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Unknown 126 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 23 18%
Student > Master 23 18%
Unspecified 11 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 11 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 8%
Other 29 22%
Unknown 24 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 28 21%
Psychology 23 18%
Social Sciences 13 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 11 8%
Unspecified 11 8%
Other 18 14%
Unknown 27 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. 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 15 February 2013.
All research outputs
#6,919,099
of 21,331,631 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#7,386
of 13,828 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#46,407
of 139,340 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#2
of 2 outputs
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