Accepted for Publication: June 26, 2014.
Published Online: September 29, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.1539.
Study concept and design: Bailey, Forrest, Zhang, DeRusso.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Bailey, Forrest, DeRusso.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Zhang, Richards, Livshits, DeRusso.
Statistical analysis: Bailey, Forrest, Zhang.
Obtained funding: Bailey, Forrest.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Bailey, Forrest, Richards, Livshits, DeRusso.
Study supervision: Bailey, Forrest, DeRusso.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: Funding was provided by an unrestricted donation from the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to support the Healthy Weight Program.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funder had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: We are grateful to Brandon Becker, MPH (Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia), for additional statistical support. He did not receive compensation from a funder for his contribution.