Accepted for Publication: August 2, 2013.
Published Online: September 30, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.11074.
Study concept and design: Smith, Blondon, Lumley, Rosendaal, Heckbert, Psaty.
Acquisition of data: Smith, Heckbert, Psaty.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Smith, Blondon, Wiggins, Harrington, van Hylckama Vlieg, Floyd, Bis, McKnight, Rice, Lumley, Rosendaal, Heckbert, Psaty.
Drafting of the manuscript: Smith.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Blondon, Wiggins, Harrington, van Hylckama Vlieg, Floyd, Bis, McKnight, Rice, Lumley, Rosendaal, Heckbert, Psaty.
Statistical analysis: Blondon, Wiggins, McKnight, Rice, Lumley.
Obtained funding: Smith, Heckbert, Psaty.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Smith, Wiggins, Bis, Rosendaal, Psaty.
Study supervision: Smith, Rosendaal, Psaty.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Blondon is a recipient of a fellowship for prospective researchers from the Swiss National Science Foundation. Dr Rosendaal is listed on several patents of prothrombotic gene variants, including factor V Leiden, prothrombin 20210A, fibrinogen gamma 10034T, and several FXI variants; royalties received from licenses from these patents are paid to his institution. Dr Psaty serves on a data safety and monitoring board for a clinical trial of a device funded by Zoll LifeCor and on a steering committee for the Yale Open Data Access Project funded by Medtronic, Inc.
Funding/Support: The Heart and Vascular Health Study is supported by grants HL43201 (Psaty), HL60739 (Psaty), HL68986 (Heckbert), HL73410 (Smith), HL74745 (Psaty), HL85251 (Psaty), and HL95080 (Smith) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Role of the Sponsor: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute 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; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Correction: This article was corrected on August 6, 2014, to fix the Funding/Support section.