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Effectiveness of different databases in identifying studies for systematic reviews: experience from the WHO systematic review of maternal morbidity and mortality

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medical Research Methodology, January 2005
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (74th percentile)

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2 policy sources

Citations

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54 Dimensions

Readers on

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87 Mendeley
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Title
Effectiveness of different databases in identifying studies for systematic reviews: experience from the WHO systematic review of maternal morbidity and mortality
Published in
BMC Medical Research Methodology, January 2005
DOI 10.1186/1471-2288-5-6
Pubmed ID
Authors

Ana P Betrán, Lale Say, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Tomas Allen, Lynn Hampson

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 87 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 3%
Canada 3 3%
Germany 1 1%
Spain 1 1%
Unknown 79 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 18 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 17%
Librarian 10 11%
Researcher 8 9%
Student > Bachelor 5 6%
Other 22 25%
Unknown 9 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 34 39%
Social Sciences 12 14%
Nursing and Health Professions 11 13%
Psychology 7 8%
Computer Science 4 5%
Other 9 10%
Unknown 10 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. 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 01 January 2011.
All research outputs
#2,811,518
of 14,732,484 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medical Research Methodology
#465
of 1,374 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#68,443
of 267,436 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medical Research Methodology
#1
of 1 outputs
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So far Altmetric has tracked 1,374 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 9.6. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 65% of its peers.
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