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Reporting bias in medical research - a narrative review

Overview of attention for article published in Trials, April 2010
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#11 of 3,451)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
3 news outlets
blogs
6 blogs
policy
2 policy sources
twitter
104 tweeters
facebook
3 Facebook pages
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
3 Google+ users
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

dimensions_citation
236 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
413 Mendeley
citeulike
2 CiteULike
connotea
4 Connotea
Title
Reporting bias in medical research - a narrative review
Published in
Trials, April 2010
DOI 10.1186/1745-6215-11-37
Pubmed ID
Authors

Natalie McGauran, Beate Wieseler, Julia Kreis, Yvonne-Beatrice Schüler, Heike Kölsch, Thomas Kaiser

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 9 2%
United States 8 2%
Spain 6 1%
Portugal 3 <1%
Netherlands 3 <1%
Italy 2 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
New Zealand 2 <1%
Austria 1 <1%
Other 8 2%
Unknown 369 89%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 66 16%
Student > Master 58 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 57 14%
Student > Bachelor 45 11%
Other 42 10%
Other 145 35%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 206 50%
Unspecified 43 10%
Psychology 39 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 32 8%
Social Sciences 17 4%
Other 76 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 133. 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 07 October 2019.
All research outputs
#113,861
of 13,622,686 outputs
Outputs from Trials
#11
of 3,451 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,367
of 308,349 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Trials
#3
of 518 outputs
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