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Table 3 Retweets and mentions included in breast cancer tweets

From: Using Twitter for breast cancer prevention: an analysis of breast cancer awareness month

  Organizations % Individuals % Celebrities % All users %
(N = 144,886) (N = 1,202,132) (N = 4,805) (N = 1,351,823)
Original 136,439 94.2 1,140,866 94.9 4,371 91.0 1,281,676 94.8
Retweet 8,447 5.8 61,266 5.1 434 9.0 70,147 5.2
Any mention (containing @) 37,253 25.7 344,354 28.7 2,196 45.7 383,803 28.4
Directed to a user (starting with @) 10,940 7.6 145,369 12.1 324 6.7 156,633 11.6
Retweeted by others in study 11,561 7.98 34,298 2.9 4,955 103.1 50,814 3.8