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Omega 3 fatty acid for the prevention of cognitive decline and dementia

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2012
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Title
Omega 3 fatty acid for the prevention of cognitive decline and dementia
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005379.pub3
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Authors

Emma Sydenham, Alan D Dangour, Wee-Shiong Lim

Abstract

Evidence from observational studies suggests that diets high in omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) may protect people from cognitive decline and dementia. The strength of this potential protective effect has recently been tested in randomised controlled trials.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 3 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
Australia 2 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Korea, Republic of 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
Sri Lanka 1 <1%
China 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 391 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 91 22%
Student > Master 78 19%
Researcher 49 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 41 10%
Student > Postgraduate 28 7%
Other 67 16%
Unknown 54 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 121 30%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 55 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 40 10%
Psychology 35 9%
Neuroscience 20 5%
Other 72 18%
Unknown 65 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 244. 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 12 February 2021.
All research outputs
#82,074
of 17,651,001 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#161
of 11,728 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#381
of 134,427 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1
of 103 outputs
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