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Affiliations:

Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, and Department of Family Medicine and Department of Medical Research, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan (H.H.)

Center for Aging and Health, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, and Institute of Medical Sciences, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan (P.P.L.)

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, and School of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan (S.L.)

Center for Aging and Health, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, and School of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan (J.H., C.L.)

Department of Family Medicine, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, and School of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan (J.Y.)

School of Pharmacy, Institute of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan (E.C.L.)

Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition & Weight Management, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts (C.C.P.)

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland (K.M.M.)

Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, and Department of Dentistry, National Taiwan University Hospital and School of Dentistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (Y.T.).

Acknowledgment: The authors thank the Health and Welfare Data Science Center, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan for approving our access to the database, and the Health and Welfare Data Science Center of Tzu Chi University for facilitating data extraction. The authors also thank Editage for English-language editing.

Grant Support: By a grant from the Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital (TCRD108-21).

Disclosures: Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M21-3498.

Reproducible Research Statement:Study protocol: Available from Dr. Huang (e-mail, [email protected]com). Statistical code: See the Supplement. Data set: The data set used in this study is managed by the Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare and, thus, cannot be made available publicly. Researchers interested in accessing this data set can submit a formal application to the Ministry of Health and Welfare to request access (Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare, No. 488, Section 6, Zhongxiao East Road, Nangang District, Taipei City 115, Taiwan [https://dep.mohw.gov.tw/DOS/cp-2516-59203-113.html]).

Corresponding Author: Yu-Kang Tu, DDS, MSc, PhD, Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, No 17, Xu-Zhou Road, Taipei, Taiwan; e-mail, [email protected]edu.tw.

Author Contributions: Conception and design: H. Huang, S. Lin, P.P. Liu.

Analysis and interpretation of the data: H. Huang, E.C. Lai, S. Lin, P.P. Liu, Y. Tu.

Drafting of the article: H. Huang, Y. Tu.

Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: J. Hsu, E.C. Lai, S. Lin, P.P. Liu, C. Loh, K.M. Munir, C.C. Peng, Y. Tu, J. Yeh.

Final approval of the article: J. Hsu, H. Huang, E.C. Lai, S. Lin, P.P. Liu, C. Loh, K.M. Munir, C.C. Peng, Y. Tu, J. Yeh.

Statistical expertise: E.C. Lai, Y. Tu, J. Yeh.

Obtaining of funding: H. Huang.

Administrative, technical, or logistic support: C. Loh, Y. Tu, J. Yeh.

Collection and assembly of data: H. Huang, P.P. Liu.

This article was published at Annals.org on 15 February 2022.

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