Author Contributions: Dr Flegal had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Flegal, Kit, Graubard.
Acquisition of data: Flegal, Kit, Orpana, Graubard.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Flegal, Kit, Orpana, Graubard.
Drafting of the manuscript: Flegal.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Flegal, Kit, Orpana, Graubard.
Statistical analysis: Flegal, Graubard.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: The authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were reported.
Funding/Support: There was no external funding for this work. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute reviewed and approved the manuscript before submission.
Disclaimer: The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and not necessarily the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the National Cancer Institute.
Online-Only Material: The Author Video Interview is available .
Additional Contributions: We thank Amy Berrington de Gonzalez, DPhil (National Cancer Institute), Marselle Bevilacqua (Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil), Michael Bursztyn, MD (Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center), Sarah Cohen, PhD (International Epidemiology Institute), Jane Ferrie, PhD (University College, London), Trond Heir, MD (Oslo University Hospital), Heather Keller, PhD (University of Waterloo), Patrick Krueger, PhD (University of Colorado), Petra Lahmann, PhD (Queensland Institute of Medical Research), Iain Lang, MD (Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentisty), Malena Monteverde, PhD (National Council of Scientific and Technical Research, Argentina), Mangesh Pednekar, PhD (Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health), Julie Simpson, PhD (University of Melbourne), and Joachanan Stessman, MD (Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center), for providing additional information about their studies; Yinong Chong, PhD (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), for assistance with an article in Chinese; Eduardo Simoes, MD (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), for assistance with an article in Portuguese; and David Check, BS (National Cancer Institute), for assistance with the figures. No financial compensation was provided to any of these individuals.