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“We Don’t Know” Means “They’re Not Sure”

Overview of attention for article published in Public Opinion Quarterly, September 2021
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (91st percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (75th percentile)

Mentioned by

twitter
35 tweeters

Citations

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1 Dimensions

Readers on

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4 Mendeley
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Title
“We Don’t Know” Means “They’re Not Sure”
Published in
Public Opinion Quarterly, September 2021
DOI 10.1093/poq/nfab028
Authors

Matthew H Graham

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 4 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 4 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 100%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 3 75%
Psychology 1 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 22. 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 26 October 2021.
All research outputs
#1,214,477
of 19,496,717 outputs
Outputs from Public Opinion Quarterly
#199
of 1,121 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#28,199
of 335,026 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Public Opinion Quarterly
#5
of 20 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 19,496,717 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 93rd percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,121 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 17.9. This one has done well, scoring higher than 82% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 335,026 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 91% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 20 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 75% of its contemporaries.