↓ Skip to main content

Slum health: Diseases of neglected populations

Overview of attention for article published in BMC International Health and Human Rights, March 2007
Altmetric Badge

About this Attention Score

  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (83rd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (91st percentile)

Mentioned by

twitter
3 tweeters
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

dimensions_citation
136 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
264 Mendeley
citeulike
1 CiteULike
You are seeing a free-to-access but limited selection of the activity Altmetric has collected about this research output. Click here to find out more.
Title
Slum health: Diseases of neglected populations
Published in
BMC International Health and Human Rights, March 2007
DOI 10.1186/1472-698x-7-2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Lee W Riley, Albert I Ko, Alon Unger, Mitermayer G Reis

Abstract

Urban slums, like refugee communities, comprise a social cluster that engenders a distinct set of health problems. With 1 billion people currently estimated to live in such communities, this neglected population has become a major reservoir for a wide spectrum of health conditions that the formal health sector must deal with.

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 3 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 264 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 8 3%
United States 5 2%
India 3 1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
Unknown 245 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 70 27%
Student > Bachelor 39 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 31 12%
Researcher 30 11%
Student > Postgraduate 24 9%
Other 51 19%
Unknown 19 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 74 28%
Social Sciences 37 14%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 32 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 8%
Environmental Science 15 6%
Other 53 20%
Unknown 33 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. 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 26 December 2016.
All research outputs
#1,509,999
of 8,822,256 outputs
Outputs from BMC International Health and Human Rights
#79
of 282 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#14,982
of 94,108 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC International Health and Human Rights
#1
of 12 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 8,822,256 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 81st percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 282 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 5.5. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 69% 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 94,108 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 83% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 12 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 91% of its contemporaries.