Published Online: May 13, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.6159.
Study concept and design: Scourboutakos and L’Abbe.
Acquisition of data: Scourboutakos and Semnani-Azad.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Scourboutakos, Semnani-Azad, and L’Abbe.
Drafting of the manuscript: Scourboutakos.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Scourboutakos, Semnani-Azad, and L’Abbe.
Statistical analysis: Scourboutakos and Semnani-Azad.
Obtained funding: L’Abbe.
Study supervision: L’Abbe.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Strategic Training Program in Public Health Policy (Ms Scourboutakos); CIHR/Canadian Stroke Network Operating Grant Competition 201103SOK (Dr L’Abbe); and University of Toronto Earle W. McHenry Chair unrestricted research grant (Dr L’Abbe).
Additional Contributions: Wendy Lou, PhD, assisted with statistical analysis.