Submitted for Publication: April 24, 2012; accepted May 14, 2012.
Author Contributions: Dr Skirko had full access to all 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: Skirko, Weaver, Kinter, and Sie. Acquisition of data: Perkins and Kinter. Analysis and interpretation of data: Skirko, Weaver, and Sie. Drafting of the manuscript: Skirko and Kinter. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Skirko, Weaver, Perkins, Kinter, and Sie. Statistical analysis: Skirko and Weaver. Obtained funding: Weaver. Administrative, technical, and material support: Weaver, Perkins, Kinter, and Sie. Study supervision: Weaver, Perkins, and Sie.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Previous Presentation: This article was presented at the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology 2012 Annual Meeting; April 22, 2012; San Diego, California.
Additional Contributions: Susan Thibeault, PhD (University of Wisconsin), and colleagues assisted in providing the deidentified data from the initial pilot study. Dr Thibeault also assisted with the modification of the VPIQL. Carole Hooven, PhD (University of Washington), assisted with the development of this project to modify the 48-item VPIQL as well as with the item reduction and readability portions of the project.