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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
165 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

dimensions_citation
61 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
235 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 235 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 36 15%
Researcher 30 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 11%
Student > Bachelor 24 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 15 6%
Other 45 19%
Unknown 58 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 33 14%
Medicine and Dentistry 29 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 9%
Computer Science 11 5%
Psychology 10 4%
Other 58 25%
Unknown 74 31%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 202. 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 24 January 2022.
All research outputs
#138,252
of 21,285,520 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#131
of 13,781 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,774
of 349,990 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#15
of 1,262 outputs
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