About the Authors
- Patricia R. Blank
- Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Economics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
- Patricia R. Blank, Thomas D. Szucs
- Institute of Pharmaceutical Medicine, European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
- Genevieve Bonnelye, Aurore Ducastel
- Kantar Health, Montrouge, France
The study was funded by Sanofi Pasteur (Lyon, France), who paid for the scientific writing. Kantar Health received funding from Sanofi Pasteur (Lyon, France). GB and AD are employees of Kantar Health. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors. TDS and PRB declare no competing interests.
Conceived and designed the experiments: GB AD. Performed the experiments: GB AD. Analyzed the data: PRB GB AD TDS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PRB GB AD TDS. Wrote the paper: PRB TDS.