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Vaccines for preventing influenza in the elderly

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2010
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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 (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

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9 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
73 tweeters
facebook
53 Facebook pages
video
2 video uploaders

Citations

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313 Dimensions

Readers on

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202 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
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Title
Vaccines for preventing influenza in the elderly
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004876.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Tom Jefferson, Carlo Di Pietrantonj, Lubna A Al-Ansary, Eliana Ferroni, Sarah Thorning, Roger E Thomas

Abstract

Vaccines have been the main global weapon to minimise the impact of influenza in the elderly for the last four decades and are recommended worldwide for individuals aged 65 years or older. The primary goal of influenza vaccination in the elderly is to reduce the risk of complications among persons who are most vulnerable.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 2%
United Kingdom 4 2%
Germany 2 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Singapore 1 <1%
Other 3 1%
Unknown 183 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 40 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 34 17%
Student > Master 29 14%
Student > Bachelor 21 10%
Other 18 9%
Other 46 23%
Unknown 14 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 106 52%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 19 9%
Nursing and Health Professions 10 5%
Psychology 9 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 7 3%
Other 31 15%
Unknown 20 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 155. 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 09 April 2021.
All research outputs
#147,712
of 17,517,444 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#281
of 11,709 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#587
of 109,754 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1
of 57 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,517,444 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
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