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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Helmets for preventing head and facial injuries in bicyclists

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 1999
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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 (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
9 news outlets
blogs
8 blogs
twitter
229 tweeters
facebook
4 Facebook pages
wikipedia
5 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user
q&a
2 Q&A threads

Citations

dimensions_citation
459 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
425 Mendeley
Title
Helmets for preventing head and facial injuries in bicyclists
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 1999
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001855
Pubmed ID
Authors

Diane C Thompson, Fred Rivara, Robert Thompson

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 5 1%
Canada 4 <1%
France 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Vietnam 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Ecuador 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Kazakhstan 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 408 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 82 19%
Student > Bachelor 58 14%
Researcher 51 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 44 10%
Other 26 6%
Other 82 19%
Unknown 82 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 147 35%
Engineering 40 9%
Social Sciences 25 6%
Nursing and Health Professions 21 5%
Sports and Recreations 18 4%
Other 66 16%
Unknown 108 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 312. 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 28 November 2022.
All research outputs
#88,255
of 22,621,673 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#161
of 12,290 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#16
of 38,077 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1
of 6 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 22,621,673 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 12,290 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 30.2. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
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