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Who let the cats out? A global meta-analysis on risk of parasitic infection in indoor versus outdoor domestic cats ( Felis catus )

Overview of attention for article published in Biology Letters, April 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#41 of 2,740)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

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35 news outlets
twitter
234 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
reddit
1 Redditor

Readers on

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50 Mendeley
Title
Who let the cats out? A global meta-analysis on risk of parasitic infection in indoor versus outdoor domestic cats ( Felis catus )
Published in
Biology Letters, April 2019
DOI 10.1098/rsbl.2018.0840
Pubmed ID
Authors

Kayleigh Chalkowski, Alan E. Wilson, Christopher A. Lepczyk, Sarah Zohdy

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 50 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 18%
Researcher 7 14%
Student > Master 7 14%
Other 6 12%
Student > Bachelor 5 10%
Other 11 22%
Unknown 5 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 15 30%
Environmental Science 10 20%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 5 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 6%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 6%
Other 4 8%
Unknown 10 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 431. 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 02 May 2020.
All research outputs
#29,333
of 15,626,931 outputs
Outputs from Biology Letters
#41
of 2,740 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#853
of 270,867 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Biology Letters
#4
of 55 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,626,931 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 2,740 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 46.0. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
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