Published Online: November 12, 2012. doi:10.1001/2013.jamainternmed.327
Author Contributions: All authors had full access to the data. Study concept and design: Faeh and Bopp. Acquisition of data: Braun and Bopp. Analysis and interpretation of data: Faeh and Braun. Drafting of the manuscript: Faeh and Braun. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Faeh and Bopp. Statistical analysis: Braun. Obtained funding: Faeh and Bopp. Study supervision: Faeh and Bopp.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by grants 3347CO-108806, 33CS30-134273, and 32473B-125710 from the Swiss National Science Foundation.
Additional Contributions: The Swiss Federal Statistical Office for providing mortality and census data.