Accepted for Publication: January 7, 2013.
Published Online: April 15, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.323
Author Contributions: Dr Walter 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: Walter, O’Brien, Freedland, and Hoffman. Acquisition of data: Walter, Fung, and O’Brien. Analysis and interpretation of data: Walter, Fung, Kirby, Shi, Espaldon, Freedland, Powell, and Hoffman. Drafting of the manuscript: Walter and O’Brien. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Walter, Fung, Kirby, Shi, Espaldon, Freedland, Powell, and Hoffman. Statistical analysis: Fung, Kirby, and Shi. Obtained funding: Walter. Administrative, technical, and material support: Espaldon, O’Brien, and Powell.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by grant R01 CA134425 from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health (Drs Walter, Freedland, Powell, and Hoffman), by grant K24AG041180 from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health (Dr Walter), by grant CDA 08-024 from the Veterans Affairs Career Development Award Program (Dr Powell), and by the New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System (Dr Hoffman).
Disclaimer: The funding sources had no role in the design, conduct, or analysis of this study or in the decision to submit the article for publication. The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the Department of Veterans Affairs.