About the Authors

Masashi Okamoto

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Project administration, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Teruki Miyake

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

teruki-ygc@umin.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Kohichiro Kitai

Roles Data curation, Methodology

Affiliation Ehime General Health Care Association, Misake, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan

Shinya Furukawa

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics Unit, Translational Research Center, Ehime University Hospital, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Shin Yamamoto

Roles Data curation, Investigation

Affiliation Department of Lifestyle-related Medicine and Endocrinology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Hidenori Senba

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Sayaka Kanzaki

Roles Data curation

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Akiko Deguchi

Roles Data curation

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Mitsuhito Koizumi

Roles Data curation

Affiliations Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan, Ehime General Health Care Association, Misake, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan

Toru Ishihara

Roles Data curation

Affiliations Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan, Ehime General Health Care Association, Misake, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan

Hiroaki Miyaoka

Roles Data curation

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Saiseikai Matsuyama Hospital, Yamanishi, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan

Osamu Yoshida

Roles Data curation

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Masashi Hirooka

Roles Data curation, Project administration

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Teru Kumagi

Roles Data curation, Methodology

Affiliation Department of Community Medicine, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Masanori Abe

Roles Data curation, Methodology

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Bunzo Matsuura

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation

Affiliation Department of Lifestyle-related Medicine and Endocrinology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Yoichi Hiasa

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Methodology

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.