About the Authors

Roberta Pastorino

roberta.pastorino@rm.unicatt.it

Affiliation Section of Hygiene—Institute of Public Health, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

Sonja Milovanovic

Affiliation Section of Hygiene—Institute of Public Health, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

Jovana Stojanovic

Affiliation Section of Hygiene—Institute of Public Health, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

Ljupcho Efremov

Affiliations Section of Hygiene—Institute of Public Health, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy, Studies Coordinating Centre, Research Unit Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Rosarita Amore

Affiliation Section of Hygiene—Institute of Public Health, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

Stefania Boccia

Affiliation Section of Hygiene—Institute of Public Health, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario “Agostino Gemelli”, Rome, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RP SB. Performed the experiments: RA LE SM RP JS. Analyzed the data: RP. Wrote the paper: RP SB JS SM.