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The survival time of chocolates on hospital wards: covert observational study

Overview of attention for article published in British Medical Journal, December 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#14 of 44,755)
  • 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)

Mentioned by

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8 news outlets
blogs
9 blogs
twitter
3158 tweeters
facebook
1583 Facebook pages
googleplus
12 Google+ users
reddit
5 Redditors
video
2 video uploaders

Citations

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12 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
214 Mendeley
citeulike
7 CiteULike
Title
The survival time of chocolates on hospital wards: covert observational study
Published in
British Medical Journal, December 2013
DOI 10.1136/bmj.f7198
Pubmed ID
Authors

P. R. Gajendragadkar, D. J. Moualed, P. L. R. Nicolson, F. D. Adjei, H. E. Cakebread, R. M. Duehmke, C. A. Martin

Abstract

To quantify the consumption of chocolates in a hospital ward environment.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 6 3%
United States 4 2%
Germany 3 1%
Canada 2 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Other 3 1%
Unknown 190 89%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 37 17%
Researcher 37 17%
Other 25 12%
Student > Master 19 9%
Unspecified 16 7%
Other 80 37%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 104 49%
Unspecified 24 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 18 8%
Social Sciences 15 7%
Psychology 9 4%
Other 44 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2929. 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 September 2019.
All research outputs
#294
of 13,627,600 outputs
Outputs from British Medical Journal
#14
of 44,755 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6
of 252,863 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Medical Journal
#1
of 770 outputs
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