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Why does COVID-19 disproportionately affect older people?

Overview of attention for article published in Aging, May 2020
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#9 of 3,258)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
37 news outlets
blogs
4 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
72 tweeters
facebook
3 Facebook pages
video
1 video uploader

Citations

dimensions_citation
422 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
669 Mendeley
Title
Why does COVID-19 disproportionately affect older people?
Published in
Aging, May 2020
DOI 10.18632/aging.103344
Pubmed ID
Authors

Amber L. Mueller, Maeve S. McNamara, David A. Sinclair

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 669 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 110 16%
Student > Master 68 10%
Researcher 63 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 54 8%
Student > Postgraduate 41 6%
Other 126 19%
Unknown 207 31%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 148 22%
Nursing and Health Professions 61 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 49 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 25 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 25 4%
Other 131 20%
Unknown 230 34%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 379. 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 10 May 2022.
All research outputs
#57,244
of 21,173,213 outputs
Outputs from Aging
#9
of 3,258 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,261
of 305,027 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Aging
#1
of 219 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,173,213 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 3,258 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 8.6. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 219 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 99% of its contemporaries.