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The toxic truth about sugar

Overview of attention for article published in Nature, February 2012
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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 (99th percentile)

Citations

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532 Mendeley
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Title
The toxic truth about sugar
Published in
Nature, February 2012
DOI 10.1038/482027a
Pubmed ID
Authors

Robert H. Lustig, Laura A. Schmidt, Claire D. Brindis

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 9 2%
United Kingdom 7 1%
Germany 6 1%
Spain 3 <1%
Japan 2 <1%
France 2 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Czechia 1 <1%
Other 9 2%
Unknown 490 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 108 20%
Student > Bachelor 90 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 76 14%
Researcher 70 13%
Unspecified 39 7%
Other 149 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 135 25%
Medicine and Dentistry 99 19%
Unspecified 59 11%
Social Sciences 32 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 28 5%
Other 179 34%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1535. 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 18 September 2019.
All research outputs
#1,506
of 13,533,624 outputs
Outputs from Nature
#258
of 69,884 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7
of 209,913 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature
#2
of 1,097 outputs
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