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Historical comparison of gender inequality in scientific careers across countries and disciplines

Overview of attention for article published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, February 2020
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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)

Mentioned by

news
9 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
3843 tweeters
facebook
6 Facebook pages
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

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39 Dimensions

Readers on

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328 Mendeley
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Title
Historical comparison of gender inequality in scientific careers across countries and disciplines
Published in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, February 2020
DOI 10.1073/pnas.1914221117
Pubmed ID
Authors

Junming Huang, Alexander J. Gates, Roberta Sinatra, Albert-László Barabási

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 328 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 70 21%
Researcher 60 18%
Student > Bachelor 25 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 24 7%
Professor > Associate Professor 24 7%
Other 78 24%
Unknown 47 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 44 13%
Social Sciences 43 13%
Computer Science 24 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 18 5%
Physics and Astronomy 16 5%
Other 113 34%
Unknown 70 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1848. 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 15 January 2021.
All research outputs
#2,238
of 16,626,023 outputs
Outputs from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
#90
of 87,656 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#167
of 259,483 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
#3
of 925 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,626,023 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 87,656 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 29.9. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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