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Positive lifestyle changes around the time of pregnancy: a cross-sectional study

Overview of attention for article published in BMJ Open, May 2016
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Title
Positive lifestyle changes around the time of pregnancy: a cross-sectional study
Published in
BMJ Open, May 2016
DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010233
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Linda M O'Keeffe, Darren L Dahly, Marion Murphy, Richard A Greene, Janas M Harrington, Paul Corcoran, Patricia M Kearney

Abstract

To examine the prevalence of positive lifestyle behaviours before and during pregnancy in Ireland. Cross-sectional study. Population-based study in Ireland. A total of 718 women of predominantly Caucasian origin from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), Ireland, were included. Positive lifestyle behaviour changes before and during pregnancy in Ireland on alcohol consumption, smoking, folate use and nutrition. Of 1212 women surveyed, 718 (59%) responded. 26% were adherent to all three recommendations on alcohol consumption, smoking and folate use before pregnancy. This increased to 39% for the same three behaviours during pregnancy, with greater increases in adherence observed among women with the lowest adherence before pregnancy. Age, education and ethnicity gaps in adherence before pregnancy appeared to narrow during pregnancy. Adherence to all seven food pyramid guidelines was less than 1% overall, and less than 1% of participants met all four micronutrient guidelines on vitamin D, folate, calcium and iron intake around the time of pregnancy. Low levels of healthy lifestyle behaviours before pregnancy and low levels of positive lifestyle behaviours during pregnancy demonstrate an urgent need for increased clinical and public health efforts to target deleterious health behaviours before, during and after pregnancy.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 86 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 15%
Student > Bachelor 10 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 7%
Researcher 4 5%
Student > Postgraduate 4 5%
Other 18 21%
Unknown 31 36%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 15 17%
Medicine and Dentistry 14 16%
Psychology 5 6%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 3%
Social Sciences 3 3%
Other 14 16%
Unknown 32 37%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 11. 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 September 2016.
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#2,862,991
of 22,709,015 outputs
Outputs from BMJ Open
#5,804
of 22,372 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#47,809
of 298,500 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMJ Open
#117
of 385 outputs
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