About the Authors

Seth M Holmes

Affiliations Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America , Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The author was one of the guest editors of the social medicine theme issue in which this article appears; however, he played no part in the review of this manuscript. No other competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SMH designed the study, analyzed the data, enrolled patients, and wrote the paper.