About the Authors

Xunjie Cheng

Contributed equally to this work with: Xunjie Cheng, Liheng Tan

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha, China

Liheng Tan

Contributed equally to this work with: Xunjie Cheng, Liheng Tan

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha, China

Yuyan Gao

Roles Conceptualization

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha, China

Yang Yang

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Professions, and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

David C. Schwebel

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States of America

Guoqing Hu

Roles Conceptualization, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

huguoqing009@gmail.com

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.