About the Authors
Integrated Research and Treatment Center (IFB) Adiposity Diseases, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, Hamburg-Eppendorf University Medical Center, Hamburg, Germany
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: CS ML SRH EB HHK. Performed the experiments: CS ML SRH. Analyzed the data: CS EB HHK ML SRH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EB ML SRH HHK CS. Wrote the paper: CS. Designed the research questions and outlined the design of the study: CS ML SRH. Advised the study team in regard to the assessment of prevention attitudes: EB HHK. Contributed to the interpretation: EB HHK ML. Read and approved the final version of the manuscript: CS ML EB HHK SRH.