Accepted for Publication: July 21, 2012.
Published Online: October 29, 2012. doi:10.1001/2013.jamainternmed.46
Author Contributions: Dr Hurt had full access to all the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Hurt, Weston, Ebbert, Croghan, and Roger. Acquisition of data: Weston, McNallan, and Roger. Analysis and interpretation of data: Weston, Ebbert, McNallan, Croghan, Schroeder, and Roger. Drafting of the manuscript: Hurt, Ebbert, McNallan, and Croghan. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Hurt, Weston, Ebbert, Croghan, Schroeder, and Roger. Statistical analysis: Weston and Schroeder. Obtained funding: Hurt and Roger. Administrative, technical, and material support: Hurt, Ebbert, McNallan, and Croghan. Study supervision: Roger.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported in part by a grant from ClearWay Minnesota (principal investigator, Dr Hurt); grant R01 HL59205 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/National Institutes of Health (principal investigator, Dr Roger); and grant R01 AG034676 from the National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health (Rochester Epidemiology Project).
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Previous Presentation: This study was presented in part at the Annual Meeting of the American Heart Association; November 7, 2011; Orlando, Florida.