Published Online: November 20, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.2941.
Study concept and design: Whitman, Baloh.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Whitman, Baloh.
Drafting of the manuscript: Whitman.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Whitman, Baloh.
Statistical analysis: Whitman.
Study supervision: Baloh.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: Dr Whitman was supported by the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School, through the Eleanor and Miles Shore 50th Anniversary Fellowship for Scholars in Medicine. This work was conducted with support from Harvard Catalyst, The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center (National Center for Research Resources and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health Award UL1 TR001102), and financial contributions from Harvard University and its affiliated academic health care centers.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funding/supporting organizations had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: Joseph J. Locascio, PhD, provided statistical consultation with support from Harvard Catalyst, The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center. The coauthors did not use any grants or other funds to compensate Dr Locascio for his contribution to the article.
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