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Development of AMSTAR: a measurement tool to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medical Research Methodology, February 2007
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#30 of 1,778)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
6 blogs
policy
10 policy sources
twitter
13 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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2796 Dimensions

Readers on

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2468 Mendeley
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10 CiteULike
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2 Connotea
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Title
Development of AMSTAR: a measurement tool to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews
Published in
BMC Medical Research Methodology, February 2007
DOI 10.1186/1471-2288-7-10
Pubmed ID
Authors

Beverley J Shea, Jeremy M Grimshaw, George A Wells, Maarten Boers, Neil Andersson, Candyce Hamel, Ashley C Porter, Peter Tugwell, David Moher, Lex M Bouter

Abstract

Our objective was to develop an instrument to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews, building upon previous tools, empirical evidence and expert consensus.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 19 <1%
United States 17 <1%
Canada 15 <1%
Brazil 10 <1%
Spain 6 <1%
France 5 <1%
Netherlands 4 <1%
Colombia 4 <1%
South Africa 4 <1%
Other 37 1%
Unknown 2347 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 539 22%
Researcher 331 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 312 13%
Student > Bachelor 239 10%
Student > Postgraduate 167 7%
Other 614 25%
Unknown 266 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 966 39%
Nursing and Health Professions 268 11%
Psychology 174 7%
Social Sciences 159 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 77 3%
Other 411 17%
Unknown 413 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 87. 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 25 June 2021.
All research outputs
#337,741
of 19,867,404 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medical Research Methodology
#30
of 1,778 outputs
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#1,561
of 138,628 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medical Research Methodology
#1
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