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Social network research in Africa

Overview of attention for article published in African Affairs, January 2019
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (81st percentile)

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Title
Social network research in Africa
Published in
African Affairs, January 2019
DOI 10.1093/afraf/ady067
Authors

Zoe Marks, Patrycja Stys

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. 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 15 January 2019.
All research outputs
#1,384,135
of 12,388,161 outputs
Outputs from African Affairs
#181
of 526 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#33,027
of 179,991 outputs
Outputs of similar age from African Affairs
#1
of 1 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,388,161 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 88th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 526 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 13.5. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 65% 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 179,991 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 81% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 1 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than all of them