Accepted for Publication: January 16, 2015.
Published Online: April 6, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0168.
Study concept and design: Gooding, Gillman, de Ferranti.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Gooding, Rodday, Wong, Lloyd-Jones, Leslie, de Ferranti.
Drafting of the manuscript: Gooding.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Rodday.
Obtained funding: Leslie, de Ferranti.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Rodday, Wong, Leslie.
Study supervision: Gillman, Leslie, de Ferranti.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Drs Gooding and de Ferranti serve on the American Heart Association Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in Youth Committee. Dr Wong receives consulting fees (or salary support) as a medical editor from the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation, which is now a part of Healthwise, a not-for-profit foundation that develops and distributes patient education and decision support materials. Dr Gillman receives royalties for Maternal Obesity (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and from UpToDate for a review topic on dietary fat, was a member of the Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents, and is a current member of the US Preventive Services Task Force. Dr de Ferranti receives royalties from UpToDate for review topics on cholesterol screening and treatment in childhood and serves on the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options Program Award (No. 1443).
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.
Disclaimer: All statements in this report, including its findings and conclusions, are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, its Board of Governors, or its Methodology Committee.