Author Contributions: Dr Hankinson 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: Hankinson, Daviglus, Carnethon, Liu.
Acquisition of data: Hankinson, Lewis, Schreiner.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Hankinson, Daviglus, Bouchard, Schreiner, Sidney.
Drafting of the manuscript: Hankinson, Daviglus.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Hankinson, Daviglus, Bouchard, Carnethon, Lewis, Schreiner, Liu, Sidney.
Statistical analysis: Hankinson, Schreiner, Liu.
Obtained funding: Lewis, Schreiner, Liu.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Lewis, Liu.
Study supervision: Daviglus, Liu.
Financial Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by the following contracts and grants from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: N01-HC-95095, N01-HC-48047, N01-HC-48048, N01-HC-48049, N01-HC-48050, and R01 HL078972.
Role of the Sponsor: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute reviewed and approved the final manuscript but had no role in the design and conduct of the study; in the analysis and interpretation of the data; or in the preparation of the manuscript.
This article was corrected for errors on December 15, 2010.