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The pox in Boswell's London: an estimate of the extent of syphilis infection in the metropolis in the 1770s†

Overview of attention for article published in Economic History Review, July 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 (#5 of 814)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
14 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
49 tweeters
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages

Readers on

mendeley
2 Mendeley
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Title
The pox in Boswell's London: an estimate of the extent of syphilis infection in the metropolis in the 1770s†
Published in
Economic History Review, July 2020
DOI 10.1111/ehr.13000
Authors

Simon Szreter, Kevin Siena

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 2 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Professor 1 50%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Arts and Humanities 1 50%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 50%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 159. 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 20 January 2021.
All research outputs
#133,820
of 16,651,312 outputs
Outputs from Economic History Review
#5
of 814 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,499
of 292,010 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Economic History Review
#1
of 10 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,651,312 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 814 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 7.5. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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