Accepted for Publication: July 11, 2013.
Published Online: February 10, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.3688.
Study concept and design: Santos, Chanoine, Lamboo Miln, Mayer, McGavock.
Acquisition of data: Santos, Durksen, Lamboo Miln, McGavock.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Santos, Durksen, Rabbani, Mayer, McGavock.
Drafting of the manuscript: Santos, Durksen, Lamboo Miln, McGavock.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Santos, Durksen, Rabbani, Chanoine, Mayer, McGavock.
Statistical analysis: Santos, Durksen, Rabbani, McGavock.
Obtained funding: Santos, Lamboo Miln.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Santos, Durksen, Lamboo Miln, Mayer, McGavock.
Supervision: Santos, Chanoine, McGavock.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr McGavock reports having received operating grants and/or salary awards from the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Canadian Institute of Health Research, the Cosmopolitan Foundation of Canada, and the Lawson Foundation and currently holding the Robert Wallace Cameron Chair in evidence-based child health. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: The Government of Manitoba provided funding and support for the pilot intervention (Manitoba Healthy Living) and its randomized evaluation (Healthy Child Manitoba Office).
Role of the Sponsor: The funding agency, the Province of Manitoba, helped in the design of the study, enrolling schools to participate and training teachers, but it had no role in the collection of data, statistical analyses, or interpretation of findings or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Disclaimer: The results and conclusions are those of the authors, and no official endorsement by the Government of Manitoba is intended or should be inferred.
Additional Contributions: We thank the participating students, teachers, administrators, and schools for accommodating our research team during the evaluation component of the trial. We also acknowledge the Government of Manitoba (Healthy Child Manitoba Office, Department of Healthy Living and Seniors, Department of Education and Advanced Learning) for its role in designing and conducting the study, with special thanks to Laura Morrison, Brian Hatherly, Tina Moody, and Keith Paterson. We also thank Andrea MacIntosh, Jackie Dumontet, Brandy Wicklow, and Paul McArthur for help with data collection and Dan Chateau for providing guidance with the statistical analyses. No financial compensation was received for any of these services.
Correction: This article was corrected on November 26, 2014, to fix minor statistical errors and the misspelling of an author’s last name.