Top Articles (Article-Level Metrics)

Rank Article Tweets Tweets per MonthA
Tweets Influence FactorB
Twimpact Factor (tw7)C Twindex7D
Designing Messaging to Engage Patients in an Online Suicide Prevention Intervention: Survey Results From Patients With Current Suicidal Ideation
Ursula Whiteside, Anita Lungu, Julie Richards, Gregory E Simon, Sarah Clingan, Jaeden Siler, Lorilei Snyder, Evette Ludman
J Med Internet Res 2014;16(2):e42
(Feb 7, 2014)
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1 1.00 0.00 4 45
Metadata Correction: How Patients With Schizophrenia Use the Internet: Qualitative Study
Beate Schrank, Ingrid Sibitz, Annemarie Unger, Michaela Amering
J Med Internet Res 2014;16(7):e165
(Jul 10, 2014)
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3 5.17 0.00 3 40
Communications Between Volunteers and Health Researchers during Recruitment and Informed Consent: Qualitative Content Analysis of Email Interactions
Anne Townsend, Zubin Amarsi, Catherine Backman, Susan M Cox, Linda C Li
J Med Internet Res 2011;13(4):e84
(Oct 13, 2011)
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5 5.00 0.00 2 0
Feasibility and Effectiveness of a Web-Based Positive Psychology Program for Youth Mental Health: Randomized Controlled Trial
Vijaya Manicavasagar, Deserae Horswood, Rowan Burckhardt, Alistair Lum, Dusan Hadzi-Pavlovic, Gordon Parker
J Med Internet Res 2014;16(6):e140
(Jun 4, 2014)
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4 4.00 0.00 1 35
How Adolescents Use Technology for Health Information: Implications for Health Professionals from Focus Group Studies
Harvey Skinner, Sherry Biscope, Blake Poland, Eudice Goldberg
J Med Internet Res 2003;5(4):e32
(Dec 18, 2003)
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Total Tweets
Tweets per Month
Tweets Influence Factor
Twimpact Factor (TWIF) tw7

A Tweets per month statistic may be artifically inflated for newly published articles

B Tweets Influence Factor (TIF): number of tweets x avg. influence of tweeters (influence is determined by how often all tweets of that person are retweeted by others)

C Twimpact Factor (TWIF) tw7: Number of mentionings in tweets (tweetations) within first 7 days after article publication (Eysenbach 2011)

D Twindex7 (Eysenbach 2011): Rank percentile of this article when its twimpact factor (tw7) is compared to 19 previously published articles. Range 0-100, with higher scores reflecting higher impact on Twitter. Articles with a Twindex greater than 75 have a 75% chance of being highly cited (top quartile by citation), articles with a Twindex less than 75 have a 7% chance to be highly cited.