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Weight change following US military service

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Obesity, April 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (86th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (75th percentile)

Mentioned by

policy
1 policy source
twitter
10 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

Readers on

mendeley
44 Mendeley
Title
Weight change following US military service
Published in
International Journal of Obesity, April 2012
DOI 10.1038/ijo.2012.46
Pubmed ID
Authors

A J Littman, I G Jacobson, E J Boyko, T M Powell, T C Smith

Abstract

Although overweight and obesity are less prevalent among active-duty military personnel compared with similar persons not serving in the military, no such differences have been observed between veterans and non-veterans.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 5%
Unknown 42 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 8 18%
Student > Bachelor 7 16%
Student > Master 5 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 11%
Professor > Associate Professor 3 7%
Other 7 16%
Unknown 9 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 12 27%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 14%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 7%
Sports and Recreations 3 7%
Social Sciences 2 5%
Other 5 11%
Unknown 13 30%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. 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 27 November 2018.
All research outputs
#2,312,341
of 15,592,680 outputs
Outputs from International Journal of Obesity
#1,306
of 3,603 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#17,576
of 126,027 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Obesity
#11
of 44 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,592,680 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 85th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 3,603 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 18.8. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 63% of its peers.
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