Accepted for Publication: November 5, 2013.
Published Online: December 30, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13639.
Study concept and design: Schonberg, Hamel, Wee, Marcantonio.
Acquisition of data: Schonberg, Griggs.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Schonberg, Hamel, Davis, Fagerlin, Marcantonio.
Drafting of the manuscript: Schonberg.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Schonberg, Davis.
Obtained funding: Schonberg.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Schonberg, Griggs.
Study supervision: Schonberg.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Schonberg was supported by Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging K23AG028584 funded by the National Institute on Aging, as well as by the John A. Hartford Foundation, the Atlantic Philanthropies, the Starr Foundation, and the American Federation for Aging Research. Dr Davis was supported by Harvard Catalyst, by National Institutes of Health grant UL1 RR 025758 to the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center, and by financial contributions from Harvard University and its affiliated academic health care centers. Dr Wee was supported by National Institutes of Health Midcareer Mentorship Award K24DK087932. Dr Marcantonio was supported by Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research K24 AG035075 from the National Institute on Aging. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This research was supported by Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging K23AG028584 funded by the National Institute on Aging, and well as by the John A. Hartford Foundation, the Atlantic Philanthropies, the Starr Foundation, and the American Federation for Aging Research (all to Dr Schonberg).
Role of the Sponsor: The funding sources had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Previous Presentations: This research was presented in part at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America; November 16, 2012; San Diego, California; at the 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine; April 26, 2013; Denver, Colorado; at the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting of The American Geriatrics Society; May 3, 2013; Grapevine, Texas; and at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 20, 2013; Baltimore, Maryland.
Additional Contributions: Rossana Valencia, MPH, and Christine Gordon, MPH, assisted in developing and evaluating the decision aid. They received no additional contributions for their efforts.