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Public health: 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)

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Title
Public health: 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 1%
United Kingdom 7 <1%
Germany 6 <1%
Spain 3 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
France 2 <1%
Japan 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Czechia 1 <1%
Other 11 1%
Unknown 721 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 105 14%
Student > Bachelor 89 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 74 10%
Researcher 66 9%
Other 33 4%
Other 140 18%
Unknown 258 34%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 136 18%
Medicine and Dentistry 97 13%
Unspecified 49 6%
Social Sciences 30 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 25 3%
Other 170 22%
Unknown 258 34%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1518. 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 16 January 2019.
All research outputs
#1,288
of 12,662,048 outputs
Outputs from Nature
#227
of 65,570 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#9
of 214,515 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature
#3
of 1,025 outputs
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