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Use of medical face masks versus particulate respirators as a component of personal protective equipment for health care workers in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

Overview of attention for article published in Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, August 2020
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#12 of 1,187)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
3 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
501 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

Citations

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28 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
152 Mendeley
Title
Use of medical face masks versus particulate respirators as a component of personal protective equipment for health care workers in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
Published in
Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, August 2020
DOI 10.1186/s13756-020-00779-6
Pubmed ID
Authors

John Conly, W. H. Seto, Didier Pittet, Alison Holmes, May Chu, Paul R. Hunter, John Conly, Barry Cookson, Didier Pittet, Alison Holmes, May Chu, Andreas Voss, Anna Sara Shafferman Levin, Wing Hong Seto, Marimuthu Kalisvar, Dale Fisher, Nina Gobat, Paul R. Hunter, Mark Sobsey, Mitchell J. Schwaber, Sara Tomczyk, Moi Lin Ling

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 501 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 152 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 152 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 19 13%
Student > Master 17 11%
Student > Bachelor 15 10%
Other 10 7%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 5%
Other 31 20%
Unknown 52 34%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 45 30%
Nursing and Health Professions 16 11%
Psychology 6 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 3%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 2%
Other 26 17%
Unknown 52 34%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 355. 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 07 May 2022.
All research outputs
#63,527
of 21,201,236 outputs
Outputs from Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control
#12
of 1,187 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,362
of 312,246 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control
#1
of 1 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,201,236 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 1,187 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 16.2. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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