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Ritual circumcision and risk of autism spectrum disorder in 0- to 9-year-old boys: national cohort study in Denmark

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, January 2015
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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 1,940)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (94th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
14 news outlets
blogs
6 blogs
twitter
249 tweeters
peer_reviews
1 peer review site
facebook
103 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
googleplus
6 Google+ users
reddit
15 Redditors

Citations

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24 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
73 Mendeley
Title
Ritual circumcision and risk of autism spectrum disorder in 0- to 9-year-old boys: national cohort study in Denmark
Published in
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, January 2015
DOI 10.1177/0141076814565942
Pubmed ID
Authors

Morten Frisch, Jacob Simonsen

Abstract

Based on converging observations in animal, clinical and ecological studies, we hypothesised a possible impact of ritual circumcision on the subsequent risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young boys.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 73 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Finland 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Netherlands 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
Unknown 69 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 25 34%
Student > Bachelor 10 14%
Student > Master 9 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 8%
Student > Postgraduate 4 5%
Other 14 19%
Unknown 5 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 15 21%
Psychology 12 16%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 7 10%
Social Sciences 5 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 5%
Other 18 25%
Unknown 12 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 363. 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 15 January 2020.
All research outputs
#33,185
of 14,189,288 outputs
Outputs from Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
#12
of 1,940 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#642
of 297,070 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
#1
of 17 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,189,288 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 1,940 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 18.5. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% 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 297,070 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 99% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 17 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 94% of its contemporaries.