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Breast size, bra fit and thoracic pain in young women: a correlational study

Overview of attention for article published in Chiropractic & Osteopathy, January 2008
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)

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Title
Breast size, bra fit and thoracic pain in young women: a correlational study
Published in
Chiropractic & Osteopathy, January 2008
DOI 10.1186/1746-1340-16-1
Pubmed ID
Authors

Katherine Wood, Melainie Cameron, Kylie Fitzgerald

Abstract

A single sample study was undertaken to determine the strength and direction of correlations between: a) breast size and thoracic spine or posterior chest wall pain; b) bra fit and thoracic spine or posterior chest wall pain and; c) breast size and bra fit, in thirty nulliparous women (18-26 years), with thoracic spine or posterior chest wall pain, who wore bras during daytime.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Australia 1 2%
Unknown 54 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 12 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 18%
Student > Bachelor 9 16%
Other 6 11%
Researcher 6 11%
Other 12 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 36%
Sports and Recreations 12 22%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 7%
Engineering 3 5%
Other 12 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 207. 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 21 September 2019.
All research outputs
#64,493
of 13,622,175 outputs
Outputs from Chiropractic & Osteopathy
#1
of 78 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#433
of 126,837 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Chiropractic & Osteopathy
#1
of 1 outputs
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