Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (MOST-106–2627-M-001-003)
Academia Sinica (Multidisciplinary Health Cloud Research Program: Technology Development and Application of Big Health Data)
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Received: 29 November 2018
Accepted: 19 February 2019
First Online: 28 February 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) on Biomedical Science Research, Academia Sinica (AS-IRB02–104182). This study was designed as a retrospective longitudinal cohort study. Every enrolled participant needed to fill out an informed consent form to authorize the Taipei City Government to process health examination data for the research purpose.
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