Funding for this research was provided by:
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover (MHH)
Received: 1 May 2020
Accepted: 10 October 2021
First Online: 24 December 2021
: Our study is based on claims data, i.e., on routinely collected data of a statutory health insurance provider. We confirm that all data are fully anonymised before we accessed them. The use of this sort of data for scientific purposes is regulated by federal law. The data protection officer of the Statutory Local Health Insurance of Lower Saxony (AOK Niedersachsen) has approved its use.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.