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Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment in Cancer: An Opportunity for Improvement

Overview of attention for article published in JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, August 2013
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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)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
44 news outlets
blogs
19 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
559 tweeters
facebook
150 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
googleplus
24 Google+ users
reddit
1 Redditor

Readers on

mendeley
61 Mendeley
Title
Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment in Cancer: An Opportunity for Improvement
Published in
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, August 2013
DOI 10.1001/jama.2013.108415
Pubmed ID
Authors

Laura J. Esserman, Ian M. Thompson, Brian Reid

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 61 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Chile 1 2%
Australia 1 2%
Unknown 59 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 17 28%
Researcher 11 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 15%
Student > Master 5 8%
Student > Postgraduate 5 8%
Other 14 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 34 56%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 13%
Unspecified 4 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 7%
Social Sciences 3 5%
Other 8 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 977. 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 16 March 2018.
All research outputs
#2,598
of 9,728,255 outputs
Outputs from JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association
#84
of 21,709 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#33
of 133,819 outputs
Outputs of similar age from JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association
#1
of 93 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 9,728,255 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 21,709 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 41.3. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 93 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its contemporaries.