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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Pharmacotherapy for hypertension in the elderly

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2009
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (93rd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (81st percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
policy
2 policy sources
twitter
6 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages

Citations

dimensions_citation
166 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
203 Mendeley
citeulike
3 CiteULike
connotea
1 Connotea
Title
Pharmacotherapy for hypertension in the elderly
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2009
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd000028.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Vijaya M Musini, Aaron M Tejani, Ken Bassett, James M Wright

Abstract

Elevated blood pressure (known as hypertension) increases with age, and most rapidly over age 60. Systolic hypertension is more strongly associated with cardiovascular disease than diastolic hypertension, and occurs more commonly in older people. It is important to know the benefits and harms of antihypertensive treatment of hypertension in this age group.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 203 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 1%
Spain 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Unknown 195 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 31 15%
Student > Bachelor 30 15%
Researcher 26 13%
Student > Postgraduate 23 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 10%
Other 54 27%
Unknown 18 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 116 57%
Nursing and Health Professions 15 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 7 3%
Social Sciences 6 3%
Other 26 13%
Unknown 25 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 21. 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 01 January 2020.
All research outputs
#1,087,362
of 17,365,229 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,842
of 11,660 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#11,237
of 165,597 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#25
of 132 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,365,229 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 93rd percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,660 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 25.0. This one has done well, scoring higher than 75% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 132 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 81% of its contemporaries.