About the Authors
- Emily Banks
- National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Acton, Australia
- Gillian K. Reeves, Valerie Beral, Angela Balkwill, Bette Liu, Andrew Roddam
- Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: EB GKR VB AB BL AR. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: EB GKR VB AB BL AR. Designed the experiments/the study: EB GKR VB. Analyzed the data: GKR AB BL. Collected data/did experiments for the study: VB BL. Enrolled patients: VB. Wrote the first draft of the paper: EB. Contributed to the writing of the paper: GKR VB BL AR. Co-principal investigator of the Million Women Study: VB. Responsible for the linkage of the study participants to the hospital data for this study (fractures) and for the management and organization of the hospital data: BL. Specified many of the analyses in the paper: BL. Supervised the data analysis and interpretation of the results: AR.