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Social media use by community-based organizations conducting health promotion: a content analysis

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, December 2013
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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 (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

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1 blog
twitter
64 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages

Citations

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64 Dimensions

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Title
Social media use by community-based organizations conducting health promotion: a content analysis
Published in
BMC Public Health, December 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1129
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Authors

Shoba Ramanadhan, Samuel R Mendez, Megan Rao, Kasisomayajula Viswanath

Abstract

Community-based organizations (CBOs) are critical channels for the delivery of health promotion programs. Much of their influence comes from the relationships they have with community members and other key stakeholders and they may be able to harness the power of social media tools to develop and maintain these relationships. There are limited data describing if and how CBOs are using social media. This study assesses the extent to which CBOs engaged in health promotion use popular social media channels, the types of content typically shared, and the extent to which the interactive aspects of social media tools are utilized.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 1%
Indonesia 2 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
India 1 <1%
New Zealand 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Malaysia 1 <1%
Unknown 227 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 66 28%
Student > Ph. D. Student 38 16%
Student > Bachelor 23 10%
Researcher 21 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 5%
Other 51 21%
Unknown 28 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 56 23%
Medicine and Dentistry 36 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 25 10%
Business, Management and Accounting 23 10%
Computer Science 21 9%
Other 47 20%
Unknown 32 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 49. 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 08 June 2017.
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#465,254
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Outputs from BMC Public Health
#427
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#7,331
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Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#30
of 1,088 outputs
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