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Making health habitual: the psychology of ‘habit-formation’ and general practice

Overview of attention for article published in British Journal of General Practice, December 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#22 of 2,219)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
12 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
36 tweeters
facebook
9 Facebook pages
googleplus
4 Google+ users
reddit
1 Redditor

Readers on

mendeley
185 Mendeley
Title
Making health habitual: the psychology of ‘habit-formation’ and general practice
Published in
British Journal of General Practice, December 2012
DOI 10.3399/bjgp12x659466
Pubmed ID
Authors

Benjamin Gardner, Phillippa Lally, Jane Wardle, Gardner B, Lally P, Wardle J

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 2%
Spain 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
New Zealand 1 <1%
Unknown 178 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 39 21%
Student > Master 39 21%
Researcher 32 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 11%
Other 15 8%
Other 39 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 44 24%
Medicine and Dentistry 28 15%
Social Sciences 27 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 19 10%
Unspecified 15 8%
Other 52 28%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 145. 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 13 March 2018.
All research outputs
#68,183
of 9,723,038 outputs
Outputs from British Journal of General Practice
#22
of 2,219 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,333
of 194,795 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Journal of General Practice
#1
of 35 outputs
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