Accepted for Publication: July 13, 2014.
Published Online: October 27, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.1600.
Study concept and design: Desai, Zhou, Varni, Mangione-Smith.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Desai, Mangione-Smith.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: All authors.
Obtained funding: Mangione-Smith.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Mangione-Smith.
Study supervision: Mangione-Smith.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Varni reported holding the copyright and the trademark for the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory and reported receiving financial compensation from the Mapi Research Trust, which is a nonprofit research institute that charges distribution fees to for-profit companies that use the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This research was supported by the Continuous Performance Improvement Department, Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funding source 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 thank the staff of the Outcomes Assessment Program, Seattle Children’s Hospital, for their contributions to data collection and management.