About the Authors

Satoko Yoneyama

yoneyama@kanazawa-med.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan

Masaru Sakurai

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan

Koshi Nakamura

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan

Yuko Morikawa

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan

Katsuyuki Miura

Affiliation Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan

Motoko Nakashima

Affiliation Department of Community Health Nursing, School of Nursing, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan

Katsushi Yoshita

Affiliation Department of Food and Human Health Science Osaka City University, Graduate School of Human Life Science, Osaka, Japan

Masao Ishizaki

Affiliation Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan

Teruhiko Kido

Affiliation School of Health Science, College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Science, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Yuchi Naruse

Affiliation Department of Human Science and Fundamental Nursing, Toyama University School of Nursing, Toyama, Japan

Kazuhiro Nogawa

Affiliation Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

Yasushi Suwazono

Affiliation Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

Satoshi Sasaki

Affiliation Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Hideaki Nakagawa

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan

Competing Interests

The authers have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SY MS K. Nakamura YM KM MN HN. Performed the experiments: MS K. Nakamura YM KM MN KY MI TK YN HN. Analyzed the data: SY. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SY MS K. Nakamura YM KM MN KY MI TK YN K. Nogawa YS SS HN. Wrote the paper: SY MS.