Author Contributions: Dr Conen 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: Conen, Albert.
Acquisition of data: Conen, Tedrow, Buring, Albert.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Conen, Tedrow, Cook, Moorthy, Buring, Albert.
Drafting of the manuscript: Conen.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Conen, Tedrow, Cook, Moorthy, Buring, Albert.
Statistical analysis: Conen.
Obtained funding: Conen, Buring, Albert.
Administrative, technical or material support: Moorthy.
Study supervision: Albert.
Financial Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: Dr Conen was supported by grant PASMA 118586/1 from the Swiss National Science Foundation. The Women's Health Study was supported by grants HL-043851 and HL-080467 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and CA-047988 from the National Cancer Institute.
Role of the Sponsors: The funding organizations had no role in the design and conduct of the study; the collection, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.