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The Paradox of Persistence: Explaining the Black-White Gap in Bachelor’s Degree Completion

Overview of attention for article published in American Sociological Review, November 2018
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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 (95th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (66th percentile)

Mentioned by

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1 blog
twitter
81 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

Citations

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1 Dimensions

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Title
The Paradox of Persistence: Explaining the Black-White Gap in Bachelor’s Degree Completion
Published in
American Sociological Review, November 2018
DOI 10.1177/0003122418808005
Authors

Christina Ciocca Eller, Thomas A. DiPrete

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 54 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 39%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 17%
Researcher 7 13%
Student > Master 4 7%
Unspecified 3 6%
Other 10 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 43 80%
Unspecified 4 7%
Arts and Humanities 2 4%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 4%
Physics and Astronomy 1 2%
Other 2 4%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 64. 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 22 May 2019.
All research outputs
#271,614
of 13,606,441 outputs
Outputs from American Sociological Review
#133
of 1,366 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#12,297
of 301,139 outputs
Outputs of similar age from American Sociological Review
#5
of 15 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,606,441 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,366 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 28.7. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 90% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 15 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 66% of its contemporaries.