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Loneliness and social isolation as risk factors for CVD: implications for evidence-based patient care and scientific inquiry

Overview of attention for article published in Heart, April 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#4 of 4,937)
  • 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)

Mentioned by

news
247 news outlets
blogs
12 blogs
twitter
261 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages

Citations

dimensions_citation
52 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
165 Mendeley
Title
Loneliness and social isolation as risk factors for CVD: implications for evidence-based patient care and scientific inquiry
Published in
Heart, April 2016
DOI 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-309242
Pubmed ID
Authors

Julianne Holt-Lunstad, Timothy B Smith

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 165 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Unknown 163 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 31 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 24 15%
Student > Master 22 13%
Student > Bachelor 21 13%
Student > Postgraduate 11 7%
Other 34 21%
Unknown 22 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 38 23%
Psychology 26 16%
Social Sciences 22 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 16 10%
Neuroscience 8 5%
Other 13 8%
Unknown 42 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2211. 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 25 February 2021.
All research outputs
#1,719
of 17,145,811 outputs
Outputs from Heart
#4
of 4,937 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#27
of 269,403 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Heart
#1
of 100 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,145,811 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 4,937 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 17.5. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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