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How organisations promoting vaccination respond to misinformation on social media: a qualitative investigation

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, October 2019
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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 (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
9 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
policy
3 policy sources
twitter
164 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

dimensions_citation
71 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
245 Mendeley
Title
How organisations promoting vaccination respond to misinformation on social media: a qualitative investigation
Published in
BMC Public Health, October 2019
DOI 10.1186/s12889-019-7659-3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Maryke S. Steffens, Adam G. Dunn, Kerrie E. Wiley, Julie Leask

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 245 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 37 15%
Researcher 31 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 28 11%
Student > Bachelor 26 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 15 6%
Other 46 19%
Unknown 62 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 34 14%
Medicine and Dentistry 30 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 8%
Computer Science 11 4%
Psychology 11 4%
Other 61 25%
Unknown 78 32%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 199. 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 September 2022.
All research outputs
#153,768
of 22,096,435 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#140
of 14,335 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,002
of 352,809 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#17
of 1,266 outputs
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