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Complications of circumcision in male neonates, infants and children: a systematic review

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Urology, February 2010
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#5 of 727)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

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3 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
policy
1 policy source
twitter
43 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
wikipedia
10 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user
video
2 video uploaders

Citations

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256 Dimensions

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221 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
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Title
Complications of circumcision in male neonates, infants and children: a systematic review
Published in
BMC Urology, February 2010
DOI 10.1186/1471-2490-10-2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Helen A Weiss, Natasha Larke, Daniel Halperin, Inon Schenker

Abstract

Approximately one in three men are circumcised globally, but there are relatively few data on the safety of the procedure. The aim of this paper is to summarize the literature on frequency of adverse events following pediatric circumcision, with a focus on developing countries.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 1%
Nigeria 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Tanzania, United Republic of 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Unknown 212 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 37 17%
Student > Master 35 16%
Researcher 25 11%
Student > Postgraduate 22 10%
Other 17 8%
Other 51 23%
Unknown 34 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 114 52%
Nursing and Health Professions 17 8%
Social Sciences 13 6%
Psychology 7 3%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 3%
Other 21 10%
Unknown 43 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 78. 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 11 October 2022.
All research outputs
#452,867
of 22,450,522 outputs
Outputs from BMC Urology
#5
of 727 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,096
of 84,223 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Urology
#1
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