About the Authors
King's College London, School of Medicine, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, London, United Kingdom
South West Public Health Observatory, Bristol, United Kingdom
Life Events & Population Sources Division, Office for National Statistics, Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Developed analysis plan: WG IJH. Data checking, recoding, and merger of datasets: WG YKH. Critical review: WG IJH JV MG YKH. Co-guarantors: WG IJH. Conceived and designed the experiments: WG IJH JV MG. Analyzed the data: WG YKH. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: WG. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: WG IJH JV MG. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: WG IJH JV MG YKH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: WG IJH JV MG YKH.