Funding for this research was provided by:
Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc.
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-10-29
Received: 15 May 2018
Accepted: 27 September 2018
First Online: 29 October 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This was a retrospective group study using data from the CPRD database of anonymised patient medical records. The study protocol (# 16_198R) was approved by the Independent Scientific Advisory Committee (ISAC) for the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency and patient-informed consent was not required for use of this observational dataset. No additional institutional review board approval is required for CPRD studies. The study is registered at ExternalRef removed.
: Not applicable.
: CH, GN, ALL, RW, DW are employees of the study sponsor, Johnson & Johnson.GM and SR have received research funding from Johnson & Johnson.
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