Submitted for Publication: August 17, 2012; final revision received November 27, 2012; accepted December 21, 2012.
Author Contributions: Drs Sie, Edwards, Schick, and Patrick, and Mr Skalicky had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Meyer, Sie, Skalicky, Edwards, Schick, and Patrick. Acquisition of data: Skalicky, Edwards, Schick, and Patrick. Analysis and interpretation of data: Sie, Skalicky, Edwards, Schick, Niparko, and Patrick. Drafting of the manuscript: Meyer, Skalicky, and Patrick. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Meyer, Sie, Edwards, Schick, Niparko, and Patrick. Statistical analysis: Edwards and Patrick. Obtained funding: Sie, Edwards, Schick, and Patrick. Administrative, technical, and material support: Meyer, Sie, Skalicky, Edwards, and Patrick. Study supervision: Skalicky, Schick, and Patrick.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by grant RO1 DC008144-01A1 from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (Dr Patrick).
Previous Presentation: This study was presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology; April 29, 2011; Chicago, Illinois.