About the Authors

Helena Marti-Soler

Contributed equally to this work with: Helena Marti-Soler, Semira Gonseth

Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Semira Gonseth

Contributed equally to this work with: Helena Marti-Soler, Semira Gonseth

Affiliations Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Cédric Gubelmann

Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Silvia Stringhini

Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Pascal Bovet

Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Pau-Chung Chen

Affiliation Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan

Bogdan Wojtyniak

Affiliation National Institute of Public Health - National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland

Fred Paccaud

Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Dai-Hua Tsai

Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Tomasz Zdrojewski

Affiliation Department of Hypertension and Diabetology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland

Pedro Marques-Vidal

Pedro-Manuel.Marques-Vidal@chuv.ch

Affiliations Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland, Department of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: HMS SG PMV. Wrote the paper: HMS SG CG SS PB PCC BW FP DHT TZ PMV.