Accepted for Publication: November 27, 2010.
Published Online: March 7, 2011. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.18
Author Contributions: Dr Kuhlthau had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Kuhlthau, Jellinek, and Murphy. Acquisition of data: Murphy. Analysis and interpretation of data: Kuhlthau, Jellinek, White, VanCleave, Simons, and Murphy. Drafting of the manuscript: Kuhlthau, Jellinek, White, Simons, and Murphy. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Kuhlthau, Jellinek, VanCleave, Simons, and Murphy. Statistical analysis: Kuhlthau and Murphy. Obtained funding: Jellinek. Administrative, technical, and material support: Kuhlthau, White, and Murphy. Study supervision: Kuhlthau and Jellinek.
Financial Disclosure: All Massachusetts General Hospital authors except Dr Jellinek received salary or consultation support for secondary data analysis or report writing described in this report. Dr Simons is an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Drs Jellinek and Murphy are the authors of the Pediatric Symptom Checklist but they receive no income from this because it is available free in the public domain.
Funding/Support: A Fuss Family Fund grant to Newton Wellesley Hospital made the current data analysis and paper writing possible.
Role of the Sponsors: None of the funders participated in the design or conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.