About the Authors

Yang Li

Contributed equally to this work with: Yang Li, Yinjun Zhao

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations School of Statistics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China, Center for Applied Statistics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China, Statistical Consulting Center, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

Yinjun Zhao

Contributed equally to this work with: Yang Li, Yinjun Zhao

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Software, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States of America

Danhui Yi

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations School of Statistics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China, Center for Applied Statistics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China, Statistical Consulting Center, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

Xiaojun Wang

Roles Funding acquisition, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation School of Statistics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

Yan Jiang

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation School of Statistics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

Yu Wang

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation School of Statistics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

Xinchun Liu

Roles Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States of America

Shuangge Ma

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

shuangge.ma@yale.edu

Affiliations School of Statistics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China, School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.