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Table 3 Summary of the association between variables of the publishing journal and the publishing articles with Altmetric scores

From: What are the variables associated with Altmetric scores?

Studies and analyses Citation counts Journal impact factor Access counts Open access Time since publication Press release
Correlation analysis
Amath et al. [15] r = 0.25   r = 0.30    
Assad et al. [17] r = 0.33      
Ayoub et al. [26] r = 0.62      
Barakat et al. [18] r = 0.33      
Barbic et al. [19] r = 0.22 r = 0.35     
Costas et al. [22] r = 0.18 r = 0.19     
Dagar et al. [23] r = 0.43      
Knight [27] r = 0.16* and r = 0.23**      
Kunze et al. [29] r = 0.36      
Richardson et al. [28] r = 0.32      
Richardson et al. [31] r = 0.12      
Rosenkrantz et al. [32] r = 0.20      
Linear regression analysis
Chen et al. [21] R2 = 0.00      
Multivariate regression analysis
Araujo et al. [11] β = 5.2* and β = 10.1** β = 3.4    β = −4.9  
Araujo et al. [16] β = 2.9* and β = 6.37** β = 15.36* and β = −3.21**   β = 0.74* and β = 4.04** β = −21.99* and β = 18.13**  
Haneef et al. [24]   RoM = 1.10   RoM = 1.48   RoM = 10.14
Boosted regression trees analysis
Lamb et al. [30] Altmetric scores were strongly associated with citation counts.
Principal component analysis and factor analysis
Bornmann et al. [20] Altmetric reader score are associated to citation counts.
Didegah et al. [25] Altmetric reader score are associated to citation counts.
  1. *These numbers represent Altmetric mentioned. **These numbers represent Altmetric reader. r = correlation estimates. RoM = regression coefficients represent the logarithm of ratio of mean. β = β coefficient