Accepted for Publication: May 26, 2013.
Published Online: August 19, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9063.
Acquisition of data: Gill, Gahbauer.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Gill, Murphy, Allore.
Drafting of the manuscript: All authors.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Gill, Murphy.
Statistical analysis: Murphy, Gahbauer, Allore.
Obtained funding: Gill.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Gill.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: The work for this report was funded by grants from the National Institute on Aging (grants R37AG17560 and R01AG022993). The study was conducted at the Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (grant P30AG21342). Dr Gill is the recipient of a Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (grant K24AG021507) from the National Institute on Aging.
Role of the Sponsors: The organizations funding this study had no role in the design or conduct of the study; in the collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: We thank Denise Shepard, BSN, MBA, Andrea Benjamin, BSN, Barbara Foster, and Amy Shelton, MPH, for assistance with data collection; Wanda Carr and Geraldine Hawthorne, BS, for assistance with data entry and management; Linda Leo-Summers, MPH, for assistance with the figures; Peter Charpentier, MPH, for design and development of the study database and participant tracking system; and Joanne McGloin, MDiv, MBA, for leadership and advice as the project director.