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From Major Preferences to Major Choices: Gender and Logics of Major Choice

Overview of attention for article published in Sociology of Education, November 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#9 of 389)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (83rd percentile)

Mentioned by

news
7 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
twitter
47 tweeters
reddit
1 Redditor

Readers on

mendeley
5 Mendeley
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Title
From Major Preferences to Major Choices: Gender and Logics of Major Choice
Published in
Sociology of Education, November 2019
DOI 10.1177/0038040719887971
Authors

Natasha Quadlin

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 5 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 60%
Researcher 1 20%
Other 1 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 4 80%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 90. 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 04 December 2019.
All research outputs
#193,233
of 14,015,634 outputs
Outputs from Sociology of Education
#9
of 389 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,072
of 275,113 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Sociology of Education
#1
of 6 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,015,634 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 389 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 13.1. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% 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 275,113 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 6 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than all of them