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Acupuncture for insomnia

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
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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 (94th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
3 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
15 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
4 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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106 Dimensions

Readers on

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297 Mendeley
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Title
Acupuncture for insomnia
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005472.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Daniel KL Cheuk, Wing-Fai Yeung, KF Chung, Virginia Wong

Abstract

Although conventional non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments for insomnia are effective in many people, alternative therapies such as acupuncture are widely practised. However, it remains unclear whether current evidence is rigorous enough to support acupuncture for the treatment of insomnia.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 2 <1%
Australia 2 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
China 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 289 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 73 25%
Student > Master 44 15%
Researcher 31 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 30 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 20 7%
Other 57 19%
Unknown 42 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 133 45%
Nursing and Health Professions 54 18%
Psychology 18 6%
Social Sciences 11 4%
Neuroscience 8 3%
Other 28 9%
Unknown 45 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 59. 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 06 March 2020.
All research outputs
#352,926
of 15,184,076 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#853
of 11,142 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,339
of 135,173 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5
of 91 outputs
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