Accepted for Publication: April 23, 2013.
Published Online: July 8, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8732.
Study concept and design: Chaudhry, Gill.
Acquisition of data: Gahbauer, Gill.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Chaudhry, Murphy, Sussman, Allore,
Drafting of the manuscript: Chaudhry, Murphy, Gahbauer.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content:
Chaudhry, Murphy, Sussman, Allore, Gill.
Statistical analysis: Chaudhry, Murphy, Gahbauer, Allore.
Obtained funding: Gill.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Chaudhry, Gill.
Study supervision: Gill.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None
Funding/Support: The work for this article was
supported by a grant from the National Institute on Aging
(NIA) (R37AG17560). The study was conducted at the Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans
Independence Center (P30AG21342). Dr Gill is the recipient of an NIA Midcareer Investigator Award in
Patient-Oriented Research (K24AG021507). Dr Chaudhry is the recipient of an NIA Beeson Career
Development Award (K23AG030986).
Role of the Sponsor: The funding sources had no role in the design and conduct of
the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; and preparation,
review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: Linda Leo-Summers, MPH, provided technical assistance in
the preparation of this manuscript.