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Screening for lung cancer

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2013
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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 (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

Mentioned by

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68 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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Readers on

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239 Mendeley
Title
Screening for lung cancer
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001991.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Renée Manser, Anne Lethaby, Louis B Irving, Christine Stone, Graham Byrnes, Michael J Abramson, Don Campbell

Abstract

This is an updated version of the original review published in The Cochrane Library in 1999 and updated in 2004 and 2010. Population-based screening for lung cancer has not been adopted in the majority of countries. However it is not clear whether sputum examinations, chest radiography or newer methods such as computed tomography (CT) are effective in reducing mortality from lung cancer.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 239 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 234 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 39 16%
Student > Master 35 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 28 12%
Researcher 27 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 24 10%
Other 47 20%
Unknown 39 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 118 49%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 8%
Psychology 13 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 3%
Social Sciences 7 3%
Other 25 10%
Unknown 48 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 47. 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 23 February 2021.
All research outputs
#559,246
of 17,824,880 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,330
of 11,777 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,213
of 165,611 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#11
of 142 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,824,880 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 96th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,777 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 25.3. This one has done well, scoring higher than 88% of its peers.
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