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A Matter Of Race: Early-Versus Late-Stage Cancer Diagnosis

Overview of attention for article published in Health Affairs, January 2009
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (91st percentile)
  • Average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
twitter
11 tweeters

Readers on

mendeley
49 Mendeley
Title
A Matter Of Race: Early-Versus Late-Stage Cancer Diagnosis
Published in
Health Affairs, January 2009
DOI 10.1377/hlthaff.28.1.160
Pubmed ID
Authors

Beth A. Virnig, Nancy N. Baxter, Elizabeth B. Habermann, Roger D. Feldman, Cathy J. Bradley

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 2%
Unknown 48 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 10 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 14%
Researcher 7 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 8%
Student > Bachelor 4 8%
Other 9 18%
Unknown 8 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 14 29%
Social Sciences 8 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 8%
Psychology 3 6%
Computer Science 2 4%
Other 8 16%
Unknown 10 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 20. 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 2020.
All research outputs
#981,881
of 15,465,536 outputs
Outputs from Health Affairs
#2,289
of 5,463 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#24,225
of 286,326 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Health Affairs
#57
of 93 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,465,536 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 93rd percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 5,463 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 53.9. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 58% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 286,326 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 91% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 93 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one is in the 38th percentile – i.e., 38% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.