About the Authors
- Yen-Fang Huang, Jyh-Yuan Yang, Hsu-Sung Kuo, Chin-Hui Yang, Chang-Hsun Chen, Feng-Yee Chang, Hui-Rong Liu
- Centers for Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taipei, Taiwan
- Yen-Fang Huang, Chin-Yin Lew-Ting
- Institute of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
- Kenrad E. Nelson
- Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
- Chin-Yin Lew-Ting
- Department of Public Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: YFH JYY KEN HSK. Performed the experiments: CHY HRL YFH JYY. Analyzed the data: CYLT CHC FYC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CYLT KEN HSK. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: YFH JYY. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: KEN HSK CYLT CHY CHC FYC HRL. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: YFH JYY KEN HSK CYLT CHY CHC FYC HRL. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: YFH JYY KEN HSK CYLT CHY CHC FYC HRL. Enrolled patients: YFH CHY HRL.