About the Authors
- Alejandra Núñez-de la Mora, Dora A Napolitano, Gillian R Bentley
- Department of Anthropology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
- Robert T Chatterton
- Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
- Osul A Choudhury
- Department of Microbiology, Sylhet Osmani Medical College, Sylhet, Bangladesh
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
The original idea for the study was conceived by GRB and modified by ANM. Data were collected in London by ANM, DAN, and GRB, and in Bangladesh by ANM. Logistical support and facilities were provided in Sylhet by OAC. Hormonal analyses were conducted by ANM, supervised by RTC who provided support for all laboratory work. Statistical analyses were performed by ANM. ANM and GRB drafted the manuscript, which was edited by RTC and OAC.