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The Anatomy of Medical Research: US and International Comparisons

Overview of attention for article published in JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, January 2015
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Mentioned by

news
9 news outlets
blogs
18 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
1203 tweeters
facebook
86 Facebook pages
googleplus
8 Google+ users
reddit
1 Redditor

Readers on

mendeley
140 Mendeley
citeulike
3 CiteULike
Title
The Anatomy of Medical Research: US and International Comparisons
Published in
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, January 2015
DOI 10.1001/jama.2014.15939
Pubmed ID
Authors

Hamilton Moses, David H. M. Matheson, Sarah Cairns-Smith, Benjamin P. George, Chase Palisch, E. Ray Dorsey, Moses H 3rd, Matheson DH, Cairns-Smith S, George BP, Palisch C, Dorsey ER

Abstract

Medical research is a prerequisite of clinical advances, while health service research supports improved delivery, access, and cost. Few previous analyses have compared the United States with other developed countries.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 11 8%
Australia 2 1%
Brazil 2 1%
Croatia 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Peru 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Taiwan 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 119 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 30 21%
Other 28 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 22 16%
Student > Master 12 9%
Professor 11 8%
Other 37 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 57 41%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 25 18%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 11 8%
Unspecified 10 7%
Social Sciences 7 5%
Other 30 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1026. 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 30 June 2017.
All research outputs
#1,896
of 8,651,950 outputs
Outputs from JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association
#57
of 20,763 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#72
of 243,041 outputs
Outputs of similar age from JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association
#2
of 279 outputs
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