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Declining malaria in Africa: improving the measurement of progress

Overview of attention for article published in Malaria Journal, January 2014
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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 (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

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4 news outlets
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15 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
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1 Google+ user

Citations

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Title
Declining malaria in Africa: improving the measurement of progress
Published in
Malaria Journal, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1475-2875-13-39
Pubmed ID
Authors

Peter W Gething, Katherine E Battle, Samir Bhatt, David L Smith, Thomas P Eisele, Richard E Cibulskis, Simon I Hay

Abstract

The dramatic escalation of malaria control activities in Africa since the year 2000 has increased the importance of accurate measurements of impact on malaria epidemiology and burden. This study presents a systematic review of the emerging published evidence base on trends in malaria risk in Africa and argues that more systematic, timely, and empirically-based approaches are urgently needed to track the rapidly evolving landscape of transmission.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 2%
Italy 1 1%
Tanzania, United Republic of 1 1%
Portugal 1 1%
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the 1 1%
Unknown 87 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 19 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 19%
Student > Master 14 15%
Student > Postgraduate 10 11%
Student > Bachelor 6 6%
Other 18 19%
Unknown 8 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 28 30%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 26 28%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 8%
Social Sciences 3 3%
Mathematics 3 3%
Other 10 11%
Unknown 16 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 40. 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 19 October 2017.
All research outputs
#559,566
of 15,922,255 outputs
Outputs from Malaria Journal
#76
of 4,495 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,864
of 257,434 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Malaria Journal
#4
of 159 outputs
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