About the Authors

Thomas P. A. Debray

T.Debray@umcutrecht.nl

Affiliation Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Karel G. M. Moons

Affiliation Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Ghada Mohammed Abdallah Abo-Zaid

Affiliation European Centre for Environment and Human Health, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, at the Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Hendrik Koffijberg

Affiliation Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Richard David Riley

Affiliation School of Health and Population Sciences, and School of Mathematics, Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TPD KGM GAZ HK RDR. Performed the experiments: TPD RDR. Analyzed the data: TPD KGM HK RDR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TPD KGM GAZ HK RDR. Wrote the paper: TPD KGM GAZ HK RDR.