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COVID-19: in the footsteps of Ernest Shackleton

Overview of attention for article published in Thorax, May 2020
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#1 of 5,284)
  • 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
224 news outlets
blogs
24 blogs
twitter
1431 tweeters
facebook
4 Facebook pages
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages
reddit
7 Redditors
video
1 video uploader

Citations

dimensions_citation
152 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
193 Mendeley
Title
COVID-19: in the footsteps of Ernest Shackleton
Published in
Thorax, May 2020
DOI 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-215091
Pubmed ID
Authors

Alvin J Ing, Christine Cocks, Jeffery Peter Green

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 193 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 193 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 30 16%
Student > Master 24 12%
Other 19 10%
Professor 16 8%
Student > Bachelor 13 7%
Other 41 21%
Unknown 50 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 51 26%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 14 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 5%
Engineering 9 5%
Immunology and Microbiology 8 4%
Other 42 22%
Unknown 60 31%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2723. 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 August 2022.
All research outputs
#2,116
of 22,173,707 outputs
Outputs from Thorax
#1
of 5,284 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#173
of 307,947 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Thorax
#1
of 43 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 22,173,707 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 5,284 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 16.1. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 43 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 99% of its contemporaries.