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Internet Searches for Unproven COVID-19 Therapies in the United States

Overview of attention for article published in JAMA Internal Medicine, August 2020
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • 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)

Mentioned by

news
151 news outlets
blogs
7 blogs
twitter
269 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

dimensions_citation
53 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
155 Mendeley
Title
Internet Searches for Unproven COVID-19 Therapies in the United States
Published in
JAMA Internal Medicine, August 2020
DOI 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.1764
Pubmed ID
Authors

Michael Liu, Theodore L. Caputi, Mark Dredze, Aaron S. Kesselheim, John W. Ayers

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 269 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 155 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 155 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 25 16%
Student > Bachelor 17 11%
Student > Master 17 11%
Professor 15 10%
Other 12 8%
Other 39 25%
Unknown 30 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 63 41%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 7 5%
Psychology 7 5%
Arts and Humanities 5 3%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 3%
Other 30 19%
Unknown 39 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1398. 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 28 February 2021.
All research outputs
#4,050
of 17,106,467 outputs
Outputs from JAMA Internal Medicine
#60
of 4,347 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#386
of 281,300 outputs
Outputs of similar age from JAMA Internal Medicine
#1
of 108 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,106,467 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 4,347 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 144.6. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 108 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.