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Submission for OMB Review; 30-Day Comment Request; Awareness and Beliefs About Cancer Survey, National Cancer Institute (NCI)

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Under the provisions of Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve the information collection listed below. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 19, 2013, Vol. 78, page 36788 and allowed 60 days for public comment. Three public comments, questions, and requests for information were received. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment. The National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

Direct Comments to OMB: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the: Office of Management and Budget, Office of Regulatory Affairs, or by fax to 202-395-6974, Attention: NIH Desk Officer.

Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30-days of the date of this publication.

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To obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, or request more Start Printed Page 26437information on the proposed project, contact: Sarah Kobrin, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, 9609 Medical Center Dr., MSC 9761, Rockville, MD 20852, or call non-toll-free number 240-276-6931or Email your request, including your address to: Formal requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing.

Proposed Collection: Awareness and Beliefs about Cancer Survey, OMB No. 0925-0684, Expiration Date 11/30/2014, REVISION, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Need and Use of Information Collection: The objective of the study is gather data about American adults' awareness and beliefs about cancer. The ultimate goal is to determine how individuals' perceptions of cancer may influence their decisions to report signs and symptoms to health care providers, perhaps affecting the disease stage of diagnosis and the effectiveness of treatment. Data will be collected from approximately 1,500 adults aged 50 years or older across the United States will be recruited for the NCI Awareness and Beliefs about Cancer survey over a one-year period. This request is to include cellphone-only households in the ABC survey; the original request was to survey only landline households.

OMB approval is requested for one year. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 1,667.

Estimated Annualized Burden Hours

Form nameType of respondentNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage burden per response (in hours)Total annual burden hour
ScreenerGeneral Public14,00015/601,167
SurveyAdults 50+ years old1,500120/60500
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Dated: May 1, 2014.

Vivian Horovitch-Kelley,

NCI Project Clearance Liaison, National Institutes of Health.

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[FR Doc. 2014-10591 Filed 5-7-14; 8:45 am]