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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 (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
5 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
84 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

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11 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
109 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 109 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 20 18%
Student > Master 18 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 14%
Student > Bachelor 12 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 8%
Other 18 17%
Unknown 17 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 19 17%
Social Sciences 14 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 12 11%
Immunology and Microbiology 6 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 5%
Other 26 24%
Unknown 27 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 101. 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 2020.
All research outputs
#216,797
of 16,023,308 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#179
of 11,018 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,125
of 330,172 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#21
of 1,229 outputs
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