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Two metres or one: what is the evidence for physical distancing in covid-19?

Overview of attention for article published in British Medical Journal, August 2020
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#2 of 54,090)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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Title
Two metres or one: what is the evidence for physical distancing in covid-19?
Published in
British Medical Journal, August 2020
DOI 10.1136/bmj.m3223
Pubmed ID
Authors

Nicholas R Jones, Zeshan U Qureshi, Robert J Temple, Jessica P J Larwood, Trisha Greenhalgh, Lydia Bourouiba

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 505 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 73 14%
Researcher 68 13%
Student > Master 61 12%
Other 56 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 31 6%
Other 112 22%
Unknown 104 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 141 28%
Nursing and Health Professions 41 8%
Engineering 22 4%
Psychology 17 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 17 3%
Other 138 27%
Unknown 129 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 15958. 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 20 September 2021.
All research outputs
#37
of 18,913,389 outputs
Outputs from British Medical Journal
#2
of 54,090 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3
of 308,793 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Medical Journal
#2
of 684 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 18,913,389 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 54,090 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 40.9. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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