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Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Interactive Diet and Activity Tracking in AARP (iDATA): Biomarker Based Validation Study

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Summary: In compliance with the requirement of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval.

Proposed Collection: Title: Interactive Diet and Activity Tracking in AARP (iDATA): Biomarker Based Validation Study.

Type of Information Collection Request: New.

Need and Use of Information Collection: The AARP-based study is one component of a multi-center biomarker validation study project involving two other large cohorts in the United States. The iDATA study involves large cohorts and provides the necessary sample size to evaluate the measurement error structure of the diet and physical activity assessment instruments and the heterogeneity of the measurement error structure across multiple and diverse study populations. The iDATA study will include 1,500 participants from the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study and current AARP membership. The data collection instruments adhere to The Public Health Service Act, which provides authority to the Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences and the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics. Both divisions work to reduce cancer in the U.S. population by establishing and supporting programs for the detection, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cancer; and by collecting, identifying, analyzing and disseminating information on cancer research, diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Dietary and physical activity data will be gathered using the instruments as detailed below. In addition, biospecimen and clinic data will be also gathered.

Frequency of Response: Monthly.

Affected Public: Individuals.

Type of Respondents: U.S. adults (persons aged 50-74).

The annual reporting burden is provided for each study component as shown in the table below. There are no Capital Costs, Operating Costs, and/or Maintenance Costs to report.

Table 1 Estimates of Annual Burden Hours

[Type of respondents for all instruments: Adult participants, 50-74 years of age]

Study componentInstrumentNumber of respondentsFrequency of responseAverage time per response (minutes/hour)Annual burden hours
ScreeningPre-Screening Telephone Interview (Attachment 1)1,334115/60 (.25)334
Clinic Eligibility Screening Interview (Attachment 3)742110/60 (.167)124
Clinical ComponentsNHANES III Anthropometry (Attachment 13)742310/60 (.167)371
Resting Metabolic Rate—Main (Attachment 7)742130/60 (.50)371
Resting Metabolic Rate—Subsample (Attachment 7)34130/60 (.50)17
Fasting Blood Protocol and Form (Attachment 5)742210/60 (.167)247
Fitness test Protocol and Form (Attachment 10)742115/60 (.25)186
Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaires—PAR-Q or PARmed-X (Attachments 11A-11B)74215/60 (.083)62
Doubly Labelled Water—Main (Attachment 6)742140/60 (.667)495
Doubly Labelled Water—Subsample (Attachment 6)34140/60 (.667)23
Dietary QuestionnairesAutomated Self-Administered 24-hour Dietary Recall (ASA24) (Attachment 32)742630/60 (.50)2,227
4-Day Food Record (Attachment 17)742260/60 (1.0)1,485
Diet History Questionnaire (DHQ*Web-II) (Attachment 33)742245/60 (.75)1,114
7-Day Food Checklist (Attachment 16)742260/60 (1.0)1,485
Physical Activity QuestionnairesActivities Completed over Time in 24 Hours (ACT24) (Attachment 34)742630/60 (.50)2,227
Community Healthy Activities Model Program for Seniors (CHAMPS) (Attachment 19)742215/60 (.25)371
Harvard Lifestyle Validation Study Physical Activity Questionnaire (Attachment 18)742210/60 (.167)247
Sedentary Behaviors Questionnaire (Attachment 21)742220/60 (.33)495
Stanford physical activity Survey (Attachment 22)74228/60 (.133)198
NIH-AARP physical activity questions (Attachment 20)742210/60 (.167)247
Home Collections24 Hour Urine Collection Log (Attachment 14)742260/60 (1.0)1,485
Saliva Protocol and Form (Attachment 15)742310/60 (.167)371
Heart Rate Monitor Log (Attachment 8)34135/60 (.583)20
Physical Activity Monitor Log (Accelerometer/Inclinometer) (Attachment 12)742235/60 (.583)866
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Request for Comments: Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies are invited on one or more of the following points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

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To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, contact Heather Bowles, Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892-7335 or call non-toll-free number 301-496-7344 or e-mail your request, including your address to:

Comments Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication.

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Dated: March 8, 2011.

Vivian Horovitch-Kelley,

NCI Project Clearance Liaison, National Institutes of Health.

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[FR Doc. 2011-5800 Filed 3-11-11; 8:45 am]