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Vaccines for preventing influenza in the elderly

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2010
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Mentioned by

news
9 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
74 tweeters
facebook
53 Facebook pages
wikipedia
7 Wikipedia pages
video
1 video uploader

Citations

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319 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
213 Mendeley
citeulike
1 CiteULike
Title
Vaccines for preventing influenza in the elderly
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004876.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Tom Jefferson, Carlo Di Pietrantonj, Lubna A Al-Ansary, Eliana Ferroni, Sarah Thorning, Roger E Thomas

Abstract

Vaccines have been the main global weapon to minimise the impact of influenza in the elderly for the last four decades and are recommended worldwide for individuals aged 65 years or older. The primary goal of influenza vaccination in the elderly is to reduce the risk of complications among persons who are most vulnerable.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 2%
United Kingdom 4 2%
Germany 2 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Singapore 1 <1%
Other 3 1%
Unknown 194 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 42 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 34 16%
Student > Master 31 15%
Student > Bachelor 21 10%
Other 19 9%
Other 47 22%
Unknown 19 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 111 52%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 19 9%
Nursing and Health Professions 10 5%
Psychology 9 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 8 4%
Other 32 15%
Unknown 24 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 156. 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 05 January 2022.
All research outputs
#189,534
of 21,201,236 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#320
of 12,076 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#709
of 120,099 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1
of 51 outputs
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