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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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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#13 of 1,861)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (93rd percentile)

Mentioned by

news
14 news outlets
blogs
6 blogs
twitter
252 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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Readers on

mendeley
63 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 63 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 1 2%
Finland 1 2%
United States 1 2%
Netherlands 1 2%
Unknown 59 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 19 30%
Student > Master 10 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 10%
Student > Bachelor 6 10%
Unspecified 5 8%
Other 17 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 15 24%
Psychology 12 19%
Unspecified 12 19%
Social Sciences 6 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 6%
Other 14 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 365. 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 17 September 2019.
All research outputs
#30,147
of 13,534,432 outputs
Outputs from Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
#13
of 1,861 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#613
of 295,120 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
#1
of 16 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,534,432 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 1,861 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.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 16 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 93% of its contemporaries.