Published on in Vol 22, No 7 (2020): July

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/18527, first published .
Causal Effect of Honorary Titles on Physicians’ Service Volumes in Online Health Communities: Retrospective Study

Causal Effect of Honorary Titles on Physicians’ Service Volumes in Online Health Communities: Retrospective Study

Causal Effect of Honorary Titles on Physicians’ Service Volumes in Online Health Communities: Retrospective Study

Haiyan Yu 1, PhD;  Yali Wang 1, BA;  Jying-Nan Wang 2*, PhD;  Ya-Ling Chiu 3*, PhD;  Hang Qiu 4, PhD;  Mingyue Gao 5, MSc

1 Chongqing Key Laboratory of E-commerce and Modern Logistics, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications , Chongqing , CN

2 College of International Finance and Trade, Zhejiang Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages , Shaoxing , CN

3 College of International Business, Zhejiang Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages , Shaoxing , CN

4 School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China , Chengdu , CN

5 Life Course Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Population, Policy, and Practice Programme, Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College London , London , GB

*these authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Mingyue Gao, MSc
  • Life Course Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Population, Policy, and Practice Programme
  • Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College London
  • Guilford Street
  • London
  • GB
  • Phone: 44 07410372022
  • Email: ming.gao.17@ucl.ac.uk