About the Authors
School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Centre for Biostatistics & Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, North Manchester General Hospital, Pennine Acute NHS Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain
Health Economics & Health Technology Assessment, Centre for Population & Health Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
BMJ, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, United Kingdom
Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
SS is a full time employee of the BMJ Group but is not involved in the decision making on manuscripts. The authors declare no other competing interests.
Initiated the PROGRESS Group, organised the 3 workshops, coordinated the writing groups, and were the scientific writing editors for all the papers in the PROGRESS series: HH RDR SS DGA. Guarantors for this paper: HH RDR DGA. Wrote the first version of the paper, provided examples and figures, and revised the document in light of coauthor comments: RDR JAH. Contributed through workshops and discussions to the development of the article series: PROGRESS Group. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: RDR JAH. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: RDR JAH KGMM EWS KA PAK NM AB SS DGA HH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: RDR JAH KGMM EWS KA PAK NM AB SS DGA HH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: RDR JAH KGMM EWS KA PAK NM AB SS DGA HH.