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The Dramatic Increase in Social Media in Urology

Overview of attention for article published in The Journal of Urology, August 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 (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
2 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
60 tweeters

Citations

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77 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
38 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
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Title
The Dramatic Increase in Social Media in Urology
Published in
The Journal of Urology, August 2014
DOI 10.1016/j.juro.2014.02.043
Pubmed ID
Authors

Rano Matta, Chris Doiron, Michael J. Leveridge

Abstract

Social media are established tools for rapid information dissemination to a broad audience. A major use has been the compilation of conference specific messaging known as tweets via preselected hashtags on Twitter. We analyzed Twitter use between consecutive years at the AUA (American Urological Association) and CUA (Canadian Urological Association) annual meetings.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 38 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 8%
Australia 1 3%
Spain 1 3%
Unknown 33 87%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 16%
Student > Bachelor 6 16%
Student > Postgraduate 5 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 11%
Other 4 11%
Other 13 34%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 17 45%
Computer Science 5 13%
Unspecified 5 13%
Business, Management and Accounting 4 11%
Social Sciences 3 8%
Other 4 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 60. 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 01 November 2017.
All research outputs
#287,406
of 13,471,802 outputs
Outputs from The Journal of Urology
#149
of 12,649 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,832
of 187,727 outputs
Outputs of similar age from The Journal of Urology
#2
of 233 outputs
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