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Competing Interests

Stefan Kuhle is an Academic Editor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Tarra L Penney conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Jessie-Lee D McIsaac conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Kate E Storey conceived and designed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Julia C Kontak analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Nicole Ata analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Stefan Kuhle conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Sara FL Kirk conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Dalhousie Human Ethics Board. REB approval # 2013-3094.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

For ethical reasons to maintain confidentiality, the IRB doesn't give you the permission to publish the raw data.

Funding

This work was supported by a Population Health Intervention Research grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) (FRN 127082). Sara Kirk holds a CIHR Canada Research Chair in Health Services Research. Jessie-Lee McIsaac was supported by a postdoctoral fellowship from KT Canada (CIHR) as well as a Bright Red Graduate Research Award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society (grant #703878). Tarra Penney was supported by the Cambridge International Scholarship from the Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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