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Face masks for the public during the covid-19 crisis

Overview of attention for article published in British Medical Journal, April 2020
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#21 of 54,172)
  • 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
Face masks for the public during the covid-19 crisis
Published in
British Medical Journal, April 2020
DOI 10.1136/bmj.m1435
Pubmed ID
Authors

Trisha Greenhalgh, Manuel B Schmid, Thomas Czypionka, Dirk Bassler, Laurence Gruer

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 935 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 124 13%
Researcher 124 13%
Student > Master 107 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 66 7%
Other 62 7%
Other 206 22%
Unknown 246 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 215 23%
Nursing and Health Professions 74 8%
Social Sciences 52 6%
Engineering 46 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 35 4%
Other 238 25%
Unknown 275 29%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4535. 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 September 2021.
All research outputs
#599
of 18,955,158 outputs
Outputs from British Medical Journal
#21
of 54,172 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#84
of 285,990 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Medical Journal
#5
of 735 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 18,955,158 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 54,172 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 41.0. 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 285,990 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 735 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.