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Who uses firearms as a means of suicide? A population study exploring firearm accessibility and method choice

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medicine, September 2009
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  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (69th percentile)

Mentioned by

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5 tweeters

Citations

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35 Dimensions

Readers on

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40 Mendeley
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Title
Who uses firearms as a means of suicide? A population study exploring firearm accessibility and method choice
Published in
BMC Medicine, September 2009
DOI 10.1186/1741-7015-7-52
Pubmed ID
Authors

Helen Klieve, Jerneja Sveticic, Diego De Leo

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Portugal 1 3%
Unknown 39 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 7 18%
Student > Master 5 13%
Student > Bachelor 5 13%
Other 4 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 8%
Other 11 28%
Unknown 5 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 9 23%
Psychology 8 20%
Social Sciences 4 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 3%
Other 6 15%
Unknown 10 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. 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 24 April 2018.
All research outputs
#6,600,071
of 22,053,184 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medicine
#2,382
of 3,241 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#76,781
of 251,808 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medicine
#1
of 1 outputs
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