Author Contributions: Dr Lee 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: Lee.
Acquisition of the data: Lee, Buring.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Lee, Djoussé, Sesso, Wang, Buring.
Drafting of the manuscript: Lee.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Lee, Djoussé, Sesso, Wang, Buring.
Statistical analysis: Djoussé.
Obtained funding: Lee, Buring, Sesso.
Study supervision: Lee, Buring.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Lee.
Financial Disclosures: Dr Lee reported serving as a consultant to Virgin HealthMiles and sits on its scientific advisory board. No other financial disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by grants CA047988, HL043851, HL080467, and DK081141 from the National Institutes of Health.
Role of the Sponsors: The sponsors had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; and preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: We thank all the staff members of the Women's Health Study for their crucial contributions, and we thank the 39 876 dedicated and committed participants of the Women's Health Study.
This article was corrected online for typographical errors on 4/8/2010.