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Computer-assisted versus oral-and-written family history taking for identifying people with elevated risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2011
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Title
Computer-assisted versus oral-and-written family history taking for identifying people with elevated risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2011
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008489.pub2
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Authors

Yannis Pappas, Igor Wei, Josip Car, Azeem Majeed, Aziz Sheikh

Abstract

Diabetes is a chronic illness characterised by insulin resistance or deficiency, resulting in elevated glycosylated haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels. Because diabetes tends to run in families, the collection of data is an important tool for identifying people with elevated risk of type2 diabetes. Traditionally, oral-and-written data collection methods are employed but computer-assisted history taking systems (CAHTS) are increasingly used. Although CAHTS were first described in the 1960s, there remains uncertainty about the impact of these methods on family history taking, clinical care and patient outcomes such as health-related quality of life. 

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 1%
Germany 2 <1%
Pakistan 1 <1%
Unknown 214 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 47 21%
Student > Bachelor 27 12%
Researcher 26 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 17 8%
Student > Postgraduate 12 5%
Other 42 19%
Unknown 49 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 80 36%
Nursing and Health Professions 22 10%
Psychology 15 7%
Social Sciences 10 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 3%
Other 26 12%
Unknown 60 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. 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 10 April 2022.
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#6,011,291
of 21,544,335 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#7,967
of 12,070 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#60,431
of 251,147 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#293
of 459 outputs
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