About the Authors

Tina Landsvig Berentzen

tb@ipm.regionh.dk

Affiliation Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Marianne Uhre Jakobsen

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

Jytte Halkjaer

Affiliation The Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark

Anne Tjønneland

Affiliation The Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark

Thorkild I. A. Sørensen

Affiliation Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Kim Overvad

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, Department of Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TLB TIAS KO. Performed the experiments: AT KO. Analyzed the data: TLB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MUJ JH KO TIAS AT. Wrote the paper: TLB. Assisted the statistical analyses, the interpretation and discussion of the results, and reviewed the manuscript for its intellectual content: TIAS KO. Contributed to the interpretation of the data and made a critical revision of the manuscript for its intellectual content: JH MUJ AT.