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Limited Role of Bots in Spreading Vaccine-Critical Information Among Active Twitter Users in the United States: 2017–2019

Overview of attention for article published in American Journal of Public Health, October 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 (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (90th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
18 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
twitter
25 tweeters

Citations

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20 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
48 Mendeley
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Title
Limited Role of Bots in Spreading Vaccine-Critical Information Among Active Twitter Users in the United States: 2017–2019
Published in
American Journal of Public Health, October 2020
DOI 10.2105/ajph.2020.305902
Pubmed ID
Authors

Adam G. Dunn, Didi Surian, Jason Dalmazzo, Dana Rezazadegan, Maryke Steffens, Amalie Dyda, Julie Leask, Enrico Coiera, Aditi Dey, Kenneth D. Mandl

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 25 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 48 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 48 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 17%
Professor > Associate Professor 6 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 10%
Student > Master 4 8%
Researcher 4 8%
Other 7 15%
Unknown 14 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 12 25%
Computer Science 4 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 6%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 6%
Decision Sciences 2 4%
Other 8 17%
Unknown 16 33%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 153. 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 24 February 2022.
All research outputs
#217,303
of 22,491,736 outputs
Outputs from American Journal of Public Health
#582
of 12,384 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,648
of 332,914 outputs
Outputs of similar age from American Journal of Public Health
#11
of 118 outputs
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