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Estimating the returns to UK publicly funded cancer-related research in terms of the net value of improved health outcomes

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medicine, June 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 (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (95th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
9 news outlets
blogs
9 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
93 tweeters
googleplus
2 Google+ users
reddit
2 Redditors

Citations

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36 Dimensions

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Title
Estimating the returns to UK publicly funded cancer-related research in terms of the net value of improved health outcomes
Published in
BMC Medicine, June 2014
DOI 10.1186/1741-7015-12-99
Pubmed ID
Authors

Matthew Glover, Martin Buxton, Susan Guthrie, Stephen Hanney, Alexandra Pollitt, Jonathan Grant, Glover M, Buxton M, Guthrie S, Hanney S, Pollitt A, Grant J

Abstract

Building on an approach developed to assess the economic returns to cardiovascular research, we estimated the economic returns from UK public and charitable funded cancer-related research that arise from the net value of the improved health outcomes.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 5 7%
Malaysia 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Unknown 64 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 28 39%
Student > Master 12 17%
Other 7 10%
Student > Postgraduate 6 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 8%
Other 12 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 28%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 11 15%
Social Sciences 8 11%
Unspecified 7 10%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 6 8%
Other 19 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 189. 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 July 2018.
All research outputs
#60,470
of 12,368,896 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medicine
#61
of 1,973 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#879
of 167,723 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medicine
#2
of 49 outputs
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