About the Authors

Merel van Diepen

Contributed equally to this work with: Merel van Diepen, Marielle A. Schroijen

Affiliation Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands

Marielle A. Schroijen

Contributed equally to this work with: Merel van Diepen, Marielle A. Schroijen

m.a.schroijen@lumc.nl

Affiliations Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands

Olaf M. Dekkers

Affiliations Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands

Joris I. Rotmans

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands

Raymond T. Krediet

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Elisabeth W. Boeschoten

Affiliation Hans Mak Institute, Naarden, the Netherlands

Friedo W. Dekker

Affiliation Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands

Competing Interests

Olaf Dekkers is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board member. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: MD MAS OMD FWD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MD MAS OMD FWD. Wrote the paper: MD MAS OMD JIR RTK EWB FWD.