1 Center for Reducing Health Disparities, MetroHealth Campus of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
2 Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, MetroHealth Campus of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
3 Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
4 School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
*See also p. 656.
Drs Thornton and Venkateshaiah helped in conception and designing of data; All the authors helped in analysis, interpretation, and drafting of the manuscript for important intellectual content. Drs. Thornton and Schold had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Supported, in part, by grant 1-P60MD002265-01 from the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, and from the Robert Wood Johnson Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program.
Dr. Thornton has received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Drs. Venkateshaiah and Lander have received funding from NIH. Dr. Schold has have not disclosed any potential conflicts of interest.
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