About the Authors

Jeremy G Wheeler, Kelsey D. M Juzwishin, John Danesh
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Gudny Eiriksdottir, Vilmundur Gudnason
Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavegur, Iceland

Corresponding Author

john.danesh@phpc.cam.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. JD is a member of the editorial board of PLOS Medicine.

Author Contributions

JGW, KDMJ, GE, VG, and JD designed the study. JGW, KDMJ, GE, VG, and JD analyzed the data. JGW conducted statistical analyses. JGW, KDMJ, GE, VG, and JD contributed to writing the paper.