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Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: misconceptions, myths, and facts

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of General Medicine, March 2012
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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 (#46 of 1,431)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (83rd percentile)

Mentioned by

news
2 news outlets
policy
3 policy sources
twitter
8 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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68 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
80 Mendeley
Title
Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: misconceptions, myths, and facts
Published in
International Journal of General Medicine, March 2012
DOI 10.2147/ijgm.s29313
Pubmed ID
Authors

Joris Verster, Christoph Aufricht, Chris Alford

Abstract

Whilst energy drinks improve performance and feelings of alertness, recent articles suggest that energy drink consumption combined with alcohol may reduce perception of alcohol intoxication, or lead to increased alcohol or drug use. This review discusses the available scientific evidence on the effects of mixing energy drinks with alcohol.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Austria 2 3%
Colombia 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Spain 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Unknown 74 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 16 20%
Student > Bachelor 13 16%
Researcher 10 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 10%
Other 7 9%
Other 17 21%
Unknown 9 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 15 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 15 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 11%
Business, Management and Accounting 6 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 6%
Other 20 25%
Unknown 10 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 38. 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 04 January 2021.
All research outputs
#908,217
of 22,671,366 outputs
Outputs from International Journal of General Medicine
#46
of 1,431 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,620
of 155,741 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of General Medicine
#3
of 18 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 22,671,366 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 95th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,431 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 8.6. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 18 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 83% of its contemporaries.