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Interventions for alopecia areata

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2008
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (90th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (69th percentile)

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Title
Interventions for alopecia areata
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2008
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004413.pub2
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Authors

Finola M Delamere, Michael J Sladden, Helen M Dobbins, Jo Leonardi-Bee

Abstract

Alopecia areata is a disorder in which there is loss of hair causing patches of baldness but with no scarring of the affected area. It can affect the entire scalp (alopecia totalis) or cause loss of all body hair (alopecia universalis). It is a relatively common condition affecting 0.15% of the population. Although in many cases it can be a self-limiting condition, nevertheless hair loss can often have a severe social and emotional impact.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 2 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 227 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 32 14%
Student > Bachelor 29 12%
Researcher 24 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 24 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 21 9%
Other 46 20%
Unknown 58 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 107 46%
Psychology 16 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 4%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 7 3%
Other 22 9%
Unknown 64 27%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. 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 June 2021.
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#2,996,386
of 25,457,858 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5,624
of 11,842 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,148
of 84,930 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#17
of 55 outputs
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