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Diversity in Clinical and Biomedical Research: A Promise Yet to Be Fulfilled

Overview of attention for article published in PLoS Medicine, December 2015
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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 (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
36 news outlets
blogs
9 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
90 tweeters
facebook
7 Facebook pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user
reddit
1 Redditor
video
1 video uploader

Citations

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112 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
142 Mendeley
citeulike
2 CiteULike
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Title
Diversity in Clinical and Biomedical Research: A Promise Yet to Be Fulfilled
Published in
PLoS Medicine, December 2015
DOI 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001918
Pubmed ID
Authors

Sam S. Oh, Joshua Galanter, Neeta Thakur, Maria Pino-Yanes, Nicolas E. Barcelo, Marquitta J. White, Danielle M. de Bruin, Ruth M. Greenblatt, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Alan H. B. Wu, Luisa N. Borrell, Chris Gunter, Neil R. Powe, Esteban G. Burchard

Abstract

Esteban Gonzalez Burchard and colleagues explore how making medical research more diverse would aid not only social justice but scientific quality and clinical effectiveness, too.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 142 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 3%
Unknown 138 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 16%
Student > Master 22 15%
Researcher 22 15%
Unspecified 17 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 12 8%
Other 46 32%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 33 23%
Medicine and Dentistry 26 18%
Social Sciences 20 14%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 14 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 12 8%
Other 37 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 409. 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 September 2019.
All research outputs
#25,418
of 13,745,852 outputs
Outputs from PLoS Medicine
#82
of 3,144 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#830
of 361,278 outputs
Outputs of similar age from PLoS Medicine
#2
of 52 outputs
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