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Dentists advised to stop use of amalgam for children

Overview of attention for news story in British Dental Journal
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (89th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (89th percentile)

Mentioned by

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1 blog
twitter
17 tweeters

Readers on

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2 Mendeley
Title
Dentists advised to stop use of amalgam for children
Published by
British Dental Journal, July 2018
DOI 10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.607
Pubmed ID

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 2 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 1 50%
Other 1 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 2 100%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 21. 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 February 2021.
All research outputs
#1,256,873
of 19,413,723 outputs
Outputs from British Dental Journal
#269
of 5,616 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#36,701
of 334,413 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Dental Journal
#10
of 87 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 19,413,723 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 93rd percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 5,616 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 7.0. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 95% 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 334,413 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 89% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 87 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 89% of its contemporaries.