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Identifying airborne transmission as the dominant route for the spread of COVID-19

Overview of attention for article published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, June 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 (#2 of 90,488)
  • 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)

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Title
Identifying airborne transmission as the dominant route for the spread of COVID-19
Published in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, June 2020
DOI 10.1073/pnas.2009637117
Pubmed ID
Authors

Renyi Zhang, Yixin Li, Annie L. Zhang, Yuan Wang, Mario J. Molina

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 1024 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 165 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 124 12%
Student > Bachelor 109 11%
Student > Master 102 10%
Other 92 9%
Other 228 22%
Unknown 204 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 186 18%
Engineering 83 8%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 69 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 68 7%
Environmental Science 41 4%
Other 313 31%
Unknown 264 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 21275. 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 03 August 2021.
All research outputs
#14
of 17,966,891 outputs
Outputs from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
#2
of 90,488 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4
of 296,469 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
#2
of 1,006 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,966,891 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 90,488 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 31.7. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% 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 296,469 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 99% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 1,006 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.