About the Authors

Takuya Okuno

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Software, Visualization, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan

Hisashi Itoshima

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis

Affiliation Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan

Jung-ho Shin

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Project administration

Affiliation Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan

Tetsuji Morishita

Roles Methodology, Software, Validation

Affiliation Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan

Susumu Kunisawa

Roles Data curation, Software

Affiliation Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan

Yuichi Imanaka

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition

imanaka-y@umin.net

Affiliation Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.