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Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#1 of 8,821)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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Title
Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd000980.pub4
Pubmed ID
Authors

Hemilä H, Chalker E, Hemilä H; Chalker E, Hemilä, Harri, Chalker, Elizabeth

Abstract

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) for preventing and treating the common cold has been a subject of controversy for 70 years.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Portugal 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Egypt 1 1%
Unknown 79 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 15 18%
Student > Master 15 18%
Researcher 13 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 11%
Student > Postgraduate 6 7%
Other 16 20%
Unknown 8 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 31 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 16%
Social Sciences 6 7%
Psychology 5 6%
Unspecified 4 5%
Other 15 18%
Unknown 8 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1352. 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 January 2018.
All research outputs
#1,036
of 8,949,574 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1
of 8,821 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#18
of 303,785 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1
of 511 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 8,949,574 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 8,821 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 19.3. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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