Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request, 3865-3866 [E7-1273]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 17 / Friday, January 26, 2007 / Notices II. Electronic Access Persons with access to the Internet may obtain the documents at http:// www.fda.gov/cdrh/pmapage.html. publishes abstracts of information collection requests under review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). To request a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, call the HRSA Reports Clearance Office on (301)–443–1129. The following request has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995: Dated: January 16, 2007. Linda S. Kahan, Deputy Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health. [FR Doc. E7–1199 Filed 1–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Proposed Project: Application for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program (OMB No. 0915– 0146): Extension The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program’s mission is to ensure the geographic representation of physicians and other health practitioners in the United States. Under this program, health professions Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Periodically, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Application .......................................................................... Interview ............................................................................. Total ............................................................................ Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of this notice to: Karen Matsuoka, Human Resources and Housing Branch, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503. Dated: January 19, 2007. Caroline Lewis, Acting Associate Administrator for Administration and Financial Management. [FR Doc. E7–1272 Filed 1–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506 (c)(2)(A) of Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:19 Jan 25, 2007 Responses per respondent Number of respondents Form Jkt 211001 1800 600 1800 Proposed Project: National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program (NBHPR) Data Collection Instrument (DCI)—NEW The Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), Division of Healthcare Preparedness (DHP), is proposing a Data Collection Instrument (DCI) to gather critical information from the 62 PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 students are offered scholarships in return for service in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). The Scholarship Program provides the NHSC with the health professionals it requires to carry out its mission of providing primary health care to HPSA populations in areas of greatest need. Students are supported who are well qualified to participate in the NHSC Scholarship Program and who want to assist the NHSC in its mission, both during and after their period of obligated service. Scholars are selected for these competitive awards based on the information provided in the application. Awards are made to applicants who demonstrate a high potential for providing quality primary health care services. The estimated response burden is as follows: Total responses 1 1 ........................ of proposed projects being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer on (301) 443–1129. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency; including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Sfmt 4703 3865 1800 600 2400 Hours per response 1 .25 .......................... Total burden hours 1800 150 1950 Awardees participating in the National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program (NBHPR). The DCI will capture information related to: Performance measures, critical benchmarks, minimal levels of readiness, program statistics, policies and procedures, surge capacity elements, surge capacity as measured by exercises, and other pertinent information for programmatic improvement and tracking performance. The data will be gathered from mid-year progress reports on annual activities, final reports on annual activities, and progress indicator reports submitted to HRSA’s HSB, DHP. Awardees will indicate the progress made toward each of the financial and programmatic objectives noted on their cooperative agreement application (CAA) on the mid-year progress report. The final report on annual activities will require Awardees to provide additional details on how objectives were achieved and how the program funds were spent. The progress indicator report will require Awardees to outline improvements made to date toward achieving the program’s critical benchmarks. Currently, there is no uniform reporting system in place to capture mid-year, final, and indicator reporting data. A uniform system for data E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1 3866 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 17 / Friday, January 26, 2007 / Notices collection will provide the DHP with information to provide technical assistance and to track and monitor program outcomes. The DCI will provide the program with the ability to review progress and generate reports on financial and programmatic objectives. In addition, the reporting will increase HRSA’s ability to quickly and efficiently analyze data, identify trends, make timely program decisions, and provide the Department of Health and Human Number of respondents Submission type Services (HHS), Congress, and other Agencies with data. The burden estimate for Awardees to complete and submit a submission is as follows: Responses per respondent Total number of responses Total burden hours Hours per response Mid-year Report ................................................................... Final Report ......................................................................... Progress Indicator Report .................................................... 62 62 62 1 1 1 62 62 62 45 45 50 2,790 2,790 3,100 Total .............................................................................. 62 ........................ 186 ........................ 8,680 Send comments to Susan G. Queen, PhD, HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 10–33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice. Dated: January 19, 2007. Caroline Lewis, Acting Associate Administrator for Administration and Financial Management. [FR Doc. E7–1273 Filed 1–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Phase II of a Prospective Cohort Study of Diet and Cancer in Members of the American Association of Retired Persons 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: Phase II of A Prospective Cohort Study of Diet and Cancer in Members of the American Association of Retired Persons. Type of Information Collection Request: New. Need and Use of Information Collection: The specific objectives of the current study are to: (1) Examine prospectively the relation between diet and major cancers (especially those of the breast, colorectal, prostate, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma; (2) in a series of pilot studies, evaluate the quality and completeness of dietary data collected from automated web-based dietary assessment instruments, individually and collectively, in a large cohort, and; (3) in a calibration substudy, compare energy expenditure (measured by doubly labeled water) and protein and potassium intakes (measured by 24-hour urinary nitrogen and potassium excretion) with intakes of energy, protein, and potassium as reported on web-based, automated 24-Hour Dietary Record (24HR), an automated Diet History Questionnaire (DHQ), and an automated DHQ adjusted by automated 7-Day Food Lists (7DFLs) to assess measurement error structure in the instruments. The proposed study will build on the existing Prospective Study of Diet and Cancer in members of the American Association of Retired Persons by updating exposure information in the existing cohort and allowing for continued tracking and follow-up; (2) expanding the cohort by recruiting additional participants and surveying their diet and other exposures. In addition to the 566,403 persons from the original cohort, a new cohort of 2.5 million 50–59 year olds from the same states as the original AARP cohort, and 4 million 50–69 year olds from 8 new states will be contacted as part of the recruitment and data collection effort. Phase II will apply the latest technology to use web-based data collection instruments for economical and efficient assessment of dietary exposures of study participants. This uniquely designed cohort study has a capacity greater than that of any previous study for evaluating connections between dietary factors and major cancers. Frequency of Response: The frequency of response is dependent on the instrument and the portion of the study that the respondent is participating in (pilot, main study, and/ or calibration substudy), as described in the table below. Affected Public: Individuals. Type of Respondents: U.S. adults (person ages 50–85). The annual reporting burden is as follows: TABLE A.—ANNUALIZED BURDEN ESTIMATES FOR THE PHASE II NIH-AARP DIET AND HEALTH STUDY DATA COLLECTION Estimated number of respondents Type of response Frequency of response Average time per response Annual hour burden Completed one time; counted in main study. Diet History Questionnaire (DHQ) ............................................................ sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Pilot Studies: Personal characteristics Questionnaire (PCQ) ......................................... Completed one time; counted in main study. 24-Hour Food Recall ................................................................................ 7-Day Food List ........................................................................................ Other Dietary Assessment Instruments .................................................... 1,500 1,500 1,500 3 1 1 0.42 1.75 0.25 1,890 2,625 75 Pilot Study Total ................................................................................ 1,500 ........................ ........................ 4,590 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:23 Jan 25, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 17 (Friday, January 26, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3865-3866]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-1273]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Comment Request

    In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506 (c)(2)(A) of 
Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995, Public Law 104-13), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects 
being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more 
information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data 
collection plans and draft instruments, call the HRSA Reports Clearance 
Officer on (301) 443-1129.
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency; including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology.

Proposed Project: National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program 
(NBHPR) Data Collection Instrument (DCI)--NEW

    The Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), Division of Healthcare 
Preparedness (DHP), is proposing a Data Collection Instrument (DCI) to 
gather critical information from the 62 Awardees participating in the 
National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program (NBHPR).
    The DCI will capture information related to: Performance measures, 
critical benchmarks, minimal levels of readiness, program statistics, 
policies and procedures, surge capacity elements, surge capacity as 
measured by exercises, and other pertinent information for programmatic 
improvement and tracking performance. The data will be gathered from 
mid-year progress reports on annual activities, final reports on annual 
activities, and progress indicator reports submitted to HRSA's HSB, 
DHP.
    Awardees will indicate the progress made toward each of the 
financial and programmatic objectives noted on their cooperative 
agreement application (CAA) on the mid-year progress report. The final 
report on annual activities will require Awardees to provide additional 
details on how objectives were achieved and how the program funds were 
spent. The progress indicator report will require Awardees to outline 
improvements made to date toward achieving the program's critical 
benchmarks.
    Currently, there is no uniform reporting system in place to capture 
mid-year, final, and indicator reporting data. A uniform system for 
data

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collection will provide the DHP with information to provide technical 
assistance and to track and monitor program outcomes. The DCI will 
provide the program with the ability to review progress and generate 
reports on financial and programmatic objectives. In addition, the 
reporting will increase HRSA's ability to quickly and efficiently 
analyze data, identify trends, make timely program decisions, and 
provide the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Congress, 
and other Agencies with data.
    The burden estimate for Awardees to complete and submit a 
submission is as follows:

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                                     Number of    Responses  per   Total  number     Hours per     Total  burden
         Submission type            respondents      respondent    of  responses     response          hours
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Mid-year Report.................              62               1              62              45           2,790
Final Report....................              62               1              62              45           2,790
Progress Indicator Report.......              62               1              62              50           3,100
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    Total.......................              62  ..............             186  ..............           8,680
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    Send comments to Susan G. Queen, PhD, HRSA Reports Clearance 
Officer, Room 10-33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, 
MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this 
notice.

    Dated: January 19, 2007.
Caroline Lewis,
Acting Associate Administrator for Administration and Financial 
Management.
 [FR Doc. E7-1273 Filed 1-25-07; 8:45 am]
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