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The surgical mask is a bad fit for risk reduction

Overview of attention for article published in Canadian Medical Association Journal, April 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#17 of 7,574)
  • 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)

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Title
The surgical mask is a bad fit for risk reduction
Published in
Canadian Medical Association Journal, April 2016
DOI 10.1503/cmaj.151236
Pubmed ID
Authors

Shane Neilson

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 19 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 5 26%
Other 5 26%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 1 5%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 5%
Lecturer 1 5%
Other 4 21%
Unknown 2 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 5 26%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 21%
Social Sciences 1 5%
Chemistry 1 5%
Engineering 1 5%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 7 37%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 931. 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 June 2021.
All research outputs
#9,613
of 17,956,456 outputs
Outputs from Canadian Medical Association Journal
#17
of 7,574 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#225
of 272,827 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Canadian Medical Association Journal
#2
of 114 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,956,456 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 7,574 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 29.7. 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 272,827 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 114 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.