About the Authors

Zerleen S. Quader

zquader@cdc.gov

Affiliations Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, IHRC, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Mary E. Cogswell

Affiliation Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Jing Fang

Affiliation Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Sallyann M. Coleman King

Affiliation Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Robert K. Merritt

Affiliation Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: ZSQ MEC. Data curation: ZSQ. Formal analysis: ZSQ. Methodology: ZSQ MEC. Project administration: ZSQ MEC. Resources: ZSQ. Software: ZSQ. Supervision: ZSQ MEC. Validation: ZSQ MEC JF. Visualization: ZSQ MEC JF SMCK RKM. Writing – original draft: ZSQ MEC JF SMCK RKM. Writing – review & editing: ZSQ MEC JF SMCK RKM.