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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Massage for mechanical neck disorders

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
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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 (94th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
1 blog
policy
1 policy source
facebook
9 Facebook pages
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages
q&a
1 Q&A thread

Citations

dimensions_citation
54 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
342 Mendeley
Title
Massage for mechanical neck disorders
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004871.pub4
Pubmed ID
Authors

Kinjal C Patel, Anita Gross, Nadine Graham, Charles H Goldsmith, Jeanette Ezzo, Annie Morien, Paul Michael J Peloso

Abstract

The prevalence of mechanical neck disorders (MND) is known to be both a hindrance to individuals and costly to society. As such, massage is widely used as a form of treatment for MND.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 342 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Switzerland 4 1%
Canada 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 332 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 63 18%
Student > Bachelor 60 18%
Researcher 34 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 32 9%
Other 20 6%
Other 69 20%
Unknown 64 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 129 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 51 15%
Psychology 16 5%
Sports and Recreations 15 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 3%
Other 41 12%
Unknown 80 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 30. 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 25 June 2022.
All research outputs
#1,019,317
of 21,467,494 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,361
of 12,059 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,750
of 149,676 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5
of 77 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,467,494 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 95th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 12,059 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 29.2. This one has done well, scoring higher than 80% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 149,676 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 77 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% of its contemporaries.