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Table 2 Factors associated with online media attention (i.e., Altmetric score) of articles (n = 792)

From: Factors associated with online media attention to research: a cohort study of articles evaluating cancer treatments

   Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
RoM 95%CI P value RoM 95%CI P value
Journal impact factor (One unit) 1.11 [1.07–1.14] <0.0001 1.10 [1.07–1.12] <0.0001
Study design • RCT vs observational study 1.02 [0.78–1.32] 0.9259 0.65 [0.41–1.02] 0.0593
• Phase I/II, non-randomized trial vs observational study 0.46 [0.34–0.62] <0.0001 0.58 [0.33–1.05] 0.0715
• SR/MA vs observational study 0.97 [0.70–1.34] 0.8381 1.46 [0.74–2.86] 0.2724
Abstract conclusion In favour of study treatment (yes vs no) 1.34 [1.04–1.74] 0.0254 0.97 [0.60–1.58] 0.9134
Funding source Non-profit vs for profit 1.30 [0.97–1.73] 0.0773 1.45 [1.08–1.94] 0.0126
Open access Yes vs no 1.72 [1.27–2.33] 0.0005 1.48 [1.02–2.16] 0.0418
Press release Yes vs no 11.61 [6.78–19.87] <0.0001 10.14 [4.91–20.96] <0.0001
  1. RoM ratio of mean