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Older age and frailty are the chief predictors of mortality in COVID-19 patients admitted to an acute medical unit in a secondary care setting- a cohort study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Geriatrics, October 2020
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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 (94th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (96th percentile)

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Title
Older age and frailty are the chief predictors of mortality in COVID-19 patients admitted to an acute medical unit in a secondary care setting- a cohort study
Published in
BMC Geriatrics, October 2020
DOI 10.1186/s12877-020-01803-5
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Authors

Rajkumar Chinnadurai, Onesi Ogedengbe, Priya Agarwal, Sally Money-Coomes, Ahmad Z. Abdurrahman, Sajeel Mohammed, Philip A. Kalra, Nicola Rothwell, Sweta Pradhan

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 141 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 16 11%
Student > Bachelor 16 11%
Other 12 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 7%
Unspecified 9 6%
Other 31 22%
Unknown 47 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 38 27%
Nursing and Health Professions 12 9%
Unspecified 9 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 3%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 4 3%
Other 16 11%
Unknown 58 41%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 46. 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 2023.
All research outputs
#785,904
of 23,016,919 outputs
Outputs from BMC Geriatrics
#98
of 3,235 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#23,494
of 415,352 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Geriatrics
#5
of 136 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 23,016,919 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 96th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 3,235 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 9.5. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 415,352 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 136 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its contemporaries.