Study concept and design: Reis, Loria.
Acquisition of data: Lewis, Wei, Carr, Terry.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Reis, Loria, Powell-Wiley, Wei, Carr, Liu.
Drafting of the manuscript: Reis, Carr.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Reis, Loria, Lewis, Powell-Wiley, Wei, Terry, Liu.
Statistical analysis: Reis, Liu.
Obtained funding: Reis, Loria, Lewis, Carr, Liu.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Reis, Lewis, Powell-Wiley, Carr, Terry.
Study supervision: Reis, Carr.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: The authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. Dr Lewis reported receiving grants from Novo Nordisk. Dr Terry reported receiving travel reimbursement from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. No other author reported disclosures.
Funding/Support: The Coronary Risk Development in Young Adults Study (CARDIA) was conducted and supported by grants from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (N01-HC95095 and N01-HC48047 awarded to the University of Alabama at Birmingham; grant N01-HC48050 awarded to the Kaiser Foundation Research Institute; grant N01-HC48049 awarded to Northwestern University; N01-HC48048 awarded to the University of Minnesota; and grant R01-HL098445 awarded to Wake Forest School of Medicine). Dr Powell-Wiley is supported by the intramural research program of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Role of the Sponsors: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute had input into design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation of the manuscript, and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.