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Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2013
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Title
Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004816.pub5
Pubmed ID
Authors

Fiona Taylor, Mark D Huffman, Ana Filipa Macedo, Theresa HM Moore, Margaret Burke, George Davey Smith, Kirsten Ward, Shah Ebrahim

Abstract

Reducing high blood cholesterol, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) events in people with and without a past history of CVD is an important goal of pharmacotherapy. Statins are the first-choice agents. Previous reviews of the effects of statins have highlighted their benefits in people with CVD. The case for primary prevention was uncertain when the last version of this review was published (2011) and in light of new data an update of this review is required.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 <1%
Netherlands 3 <1%
United Kingdom 3 <1%
France 2 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
Chile 2 <1%
Austria 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Other 3 <1%
Unknown 777 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 133 17%
Student > Master 119 15%
Researcher 112 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 92 12%
Other 64 8%
Other 183 23%
Unknown 96 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 401 50%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 48 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 42 5%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 41 5%
Nursing and Health Professions 35 4%
Other 108 14%
Unknown 124 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 414. 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 19 March 2021.
All research outputs
#38,330
of 17,622,231 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#83
of 11,723 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#294
of 256,647 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4
of 473 outputs
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