Accepted for Publication: May 10, 2011.
Author Contributions:Study concept and design: Taveras, Sherry, Oken, and Gillman. Acquisition of data: Oken and Gillman. Analysis and interpretation of data: Taveras, Rifas-Shiman, Sherry, Oken, Haines, Kleinman, and Rich-Edwards. Drafting of the manuscript: Taveras. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Rifas-Shiman, Sherry, Oken, Haines, Kleinman, Rich-Edwards, and Gillman. Statistical analysis: Rifas-Shiman, Kleinman, and Rich-Edwards. Obtained funding: Taveras and Gillman. Administrative, technical, and material support: Taveras and Sherry. Study supervision: Gillman.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by grant 200-2008-M-26882 from the CDC, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Disclaimer: This work is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not represent official views of the CDC.
Previous Presentation: The abstract of this manuscript was published as part of the proceedings of the 2008 Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting; May 3-6, 2008; Honolulu, Hawaii.