Accepted for Publication: March 15, 2011.
Published Online: June 6, 2011. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.93
Author Contributions: All authors had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data, the accuracy of the data analysis, and the decision to submit for publication. Study concept and design: Tromp, Kiefte-de Jong, Lebon, Jaddoe, Hofman, and Moll. Acquisition of data: Tromp, Kiefte-de Jong, Lebon, Jaddoe, Hofman, and Moll. Analysis and interpretation of data: Tromp, Kiefte-de Jong, Lebon, Renders, and de Jongste. Drafting of the manuscript: Tromp and Kiefte-de Jong. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Kiefte-de Jong, Lebon, Renders, Jaddoe, Hofman, de Jongste, and Moll. Statistical analysis: Tromp and Kiefte-de Jong. Obtained funding: Jaddoe and Hofman. Administrative, technical, and material support: Jaddoe and Hofman. Study supervision: Kiefte-de Jong, Renders, Hofman, and Moll. Nutritional background: Kiefte-de Jong. Allergic disease background: de Jongste.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This phase of the Generation R Study was supported by the Erasmus Medical Center, the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Organization for Health Research and Development (Zon Mw) and Europe Container Terminals B.V.
Role of the Sponsors: The funders had no role in the design of the study; the data collection and analyses; the interpretation of data; the preparation and review of the manuscript; and the decision to submit the manuscript.
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Additional Information: The Generation R Study is conducted by the Erasmus Medical Center in close collaboration with the School of Law and Faculty of Social Sciences of the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Municipal Health Service–Rotterdam Metropolitan Area, the Rotterdam Homecare Foundation, and the Stichting Trombosedienst & Artsenlaboratorium Rijnmond.
Additional Contributions: We acknowledge the contributions of children and parents, general practitioners, hospitals, and midwives in Rotterdam.