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Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for changing HIV-related risk behavior in developing countries

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (91st percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (81st percentile)

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Title
Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for changing HIV-related risk behavior in developing countries
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001224.pub4
Pubmed ID
Authors

Virginia A Fonner, Julie Denison, Caitlin E Kennedy, Kevin O'Reilly, Michael Sweat

Abstract

Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) continues to play a critical role in HIV prevention, care and treatment. In recent years, different modalities of VCT have been implemented, including clinic-, mobile- and home-based testing and counseling. This review assesses the effects of all VCT types on HIV-related risk behaviors in low- and middle-income countries.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Zimbabwe 1 <1%
Argentina 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Bangladesh 1 <1%
Unknown 209 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 52 24%
Researcher 39 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 11%
Student > Bachelor 22 10%
Student > Postgraduate 14 6%
Other 41 19%
Unknown 26 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 79 36%
Social Sciences 30 14%
Nursing and Health Professions 29 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 13 6%
Psychology 12 6%
Other 19 9%
Unknown 35 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. 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 24 February 2017.
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#1,355,323
of 14,567,079 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,785
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Outputs of similar age
#11,706
of 131,375 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#17
of 92 outputs
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