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Frequency of complementary and alternative medicine utilization in hypertensive patients attending an urban tertiary care centre in Nigeria

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, September 2007
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  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (69th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (77th percentile)

Mentioned by

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1 policy source

Citations

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65 Dimensions

Readers on

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123 Mendeley
Title
Frequency of complementary and alternative medicine utilization in hypertensive patients attending an urban tertiary care centre in Nigeria
Published in
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, September 2007
DOI 10.1186/1472-6882-7-30
Authors

Oluwatoyin C Amira, Njideka U Okubadejo

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 123 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Peru 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 119 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 20 16%
Student > Master 17 14%
Student > Postgraduate 16 13%
Researcher 13 11%
Other 9 7%
Other 35 28%
Unknown 13 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 57 46%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 15 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 10 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 2%
Other 13 11%
Unknown 19 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. 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 01 January 2010.
All research outputs
#1,891,199
of 7,751,351 outputs
Outputs from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#587
of 1,933 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#28,670
of 97,966 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#4
of 18 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 7,751,351 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 62nd percentile.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,933 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 6.4. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 67% 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 97,966 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 69% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 18 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 77% of its contemporaries.