About the Authors
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden
The Microbiology Tumor Biology Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Centre of Public Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KF FF LAM WY OA JEJ SOA PS GK MJS HOA UV. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: KF FF LAM WY OA JEJ SOA PS GK MJS HOA UV. Designed the experiments/the study: KF FF JEJ HOA UV. Analyzed the data: KF FF WY OA SOA. Collected data/did experiments for the study: PS. Wrote the first draft of the paper: KF FF UV. Contributed to the writing of the paper: KF FF LAM WY OA JEJ SOA PS GK MJS HOA UV. Contributed to design of study and interpretation of the data analyses; gave guidance on development of statistical models: LAM. Consultant: GK. Interpretation of data; approved the final version of the manuscript; responsible for data integrity: UV.