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Is it time to start using the emoji in biomedical literature?

Overview of attention for article published in British Medical Journal, December 2018
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
5 news outlets
blogs
4 blogs
twitter
1219 tweeters
peer_reviews
1 peer review site
facebook
15 Facebook pages
googleplus
2 Google+ users
reddit
2 Redditors

Readers on

mendeley
16 Mendeley
citeulike
1 CiteULike
Title
Is it time to start using the emoji in biomedical literature?
Published in
British Medical Journal, December 2018
DOI 10.1136/bmj.k5033
Pubmed ID
Authors

Vikas N O’Reilly-Shah, Grant C Lynde, Craig S Jabaley

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 1,219 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 16 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 16 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 6 38%
Student > Master 3 19%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 13%
Student > Bachelor 2 13%
Student > Postgraduate 1 6%
Other 2 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 9 56%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 25%
Psychology 1 6%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 6%
Chemistry 1 6%
Other 0 0%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 965. 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 15 January 2019.
All research outputs
#3,444
of 12,385,289 outputs
Outputs from British Medical Journal
#102
of 41,219 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#192
of 240,352 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Medical Journal
#9
of 621 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,385,289 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 41,219 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 27.9. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% 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 240,352 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 99% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 621 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 98% of its contemporaries.