Accepted for Publication: January 12, 2011.
Published Online: April 4, 2011. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.44
Author Contributions: Dr Taveras 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: Taveras, Hohman, Kleinman, Mitchell, Price, and Gillman. Acquisition of data: Hohman, Horan, Mitchell, and Price. Analysis and interpretation of data: Taveras, Gortmaker, Hohman, Horan, Kleinman, Prosser, Rifas-Shiman, and Gillman. Drafting of the manuscript: Taveras. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Gortmaker, Hohman, Horan, Kleinman, Mitchell, Price, Prosser, Rifas-Shiman, and Gillman. Statistical analysis: Gortmaker, Kleinman, Prosser, and Rifas-Shiman. Obtained funding: Gillman. Administrative, technical, and material support: Hohman, Horan, Price, and Gillman. Study supervision: Taveras and Gillman.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by grant R01 HD 050966 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Previous Presentation: The abstract of this article was published as part of the proceedings of the 2010 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting; May 1-4, 2010; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.