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This study was supported by grants and contributions to the National Academy of Sciences from the Atlantic Philanthropies (Grant 3852); BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (Contribution 6387); the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Grant 6445); the Carnegie Corporation of New York (Grant 6179); the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (Grant 6143); the Ford Foundation (Grant 8407); the Institute of International Education (Grant 6456); Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. (Grant 6346); Merck & Co., Inc. (Grant 6552); and Pfizer, Inc. (Grant 6336). The study also received in-kind support from the Rockefeller Foundation. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the organizations or agencies that provided support for this project.
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