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Ecological studies: use with caution

Overview of attention for article published in British Journal of General Practice, January 2014
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  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (76th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (71st percentile)

Mentioned by

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9 tweeters

Citations

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6 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
20 Mendeley
Title
Ecological studies: use with caution
Published in
British Journal of General Practice, January 2014
DOI 10.3399/bjgp14x676979
Pubmed ID
Authors

Catherine Saunders, Gary Abel

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 20 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 10%
United States 1 5%
Unknown 17 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 6 30%
Student > Master 4 20%
Lecturer 2 10%
Student > Postgraduate 2 10%
Professor 1 5%
Other 5 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 11 55%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 10%
Neuroscience 2 10%
Social Sciences 2 10%
Psychology 1 5%
Other 2 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. 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 11 June 2019.
All research outputs
#3,441,366
of 13,488,484 outputs
Outputs from British Journal of General Practice
#1,237
of 2,908 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#56,629
of 246,563 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Journal of General Practice
#16
of 56 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,488,484 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 74th percentile.
So far Altmetric has tracked 2,908 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 14.6. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 57% 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 246,563 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 76% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 56 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 71% of its contemporaries.