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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

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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 90 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 74 10%
Researcher 67 9%
Other 35 5%
Other 143 19%
Unknown 251 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 135 18%
Medicine and Dentistry 97 13%
Unspecified 53 7%
Social Sciences 30 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 25 3%
Other 174 23%
Unknown 251 33%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1515. 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
#1,389
of 12,961,554 outputs
Outputs from Nature
#244
of 67,949 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#9
of 213,466 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature
#3
of 1,026 outputs
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