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The unethical use of BMI in contemporary general practice

Overview of attention for article published in British Journal of General Practice, September 2010
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#23 of 4,892)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (95th percentile)

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64 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
86 X users

Citations

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21 Dimensions

Readers on

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71 Mendeley
Title
The unethical use of BMI in contemporary general practice
Published in
British Journal of General Practice, September 2010
DOI 10.3399/bjgp10x515548
Pubmed ID
Authors

Stephen Humphreys

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
Unknown 70 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 8 11%
Student > Bachelor 6 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 6%
Unspecified 4 6%
Other 8 11%
Unknown 36 51%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 10 14%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 6%
Unspecified 4 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 3%
Other 8 11%
Unknown 38 54%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 607. 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 28 February 2024.
All research outputs
#37,381
of 25,408,670 outputs
Outputs from British Journal of General Practice
#23
of 4,892 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#55
of 103,827 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Journal of General Practice
#2
of 24 outputs
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