Accepted for Publication: January 19, 2015.
Published Online: May 18, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.1340.
Study concept and design: Romano, Pollack.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Romano.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Romano.
Obtained funding: Romano.
Administrative, technical, or material support: All authors.
Study supervision: Segal, Pollack.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: Mr Romano is supported by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR), which is funded in part by grant No. TL1 TR001078 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and NIH Roadmap for Medical Research. Dr Pollack is supported by a career development award from the National Cancer Institute (K07CA151910).
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funding sources had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Disclaimer: This article’s contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of the Johns Hopkins ICTR, NCATS, or NIH.
Additional Contributions: Hsien-Yen Chang, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, provided statistical analytic support. He was not compensated for his assistance.