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Two metres or one: what is the evidence for physical distancing in covid-19?

Overview of attention for article published in British Medical Journal, August 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 54,508)
  • 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
Two metres or one: what is the evidence for physical distancing in covid-19?
Published in
British Medical Journal, August 2020
DOI 10.1136/bmj.m3223
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Authors

Nicholas R Jones, Zeshan U Qureshi, Robert J Temple, Jessica P J Larwood, Trisha Greenhalgh, Lydia Bourouiba

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 528 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 71 13%
Researcher 69 13%
Student > Master 63 12%
Other 58 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 35 7%
Other 115 22%
Unknown 117 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 141 27%
Nursing and Health Professions 40 8%
Engineering 24 5%
Psychology 18 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 17 3%
Other 142 27%
Unknown 146 28%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 15917. 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 October 2021.
All research outputs
#40
of 19,199,228 outputs
Outputs from British Medical Journal
#2
of 54,508 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3
of 309,721 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Medical Journal
#2
of 684 outputs
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