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Some components are required, others are optional. The forms package associated with this FOA in Grants.gov/APPLY includes all applicable components, required, and optional. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health B. Format for Application Proposed Collection; Comment Request; NIH-American Association for Retired Persons (AARP) Comprehensive Lifestyle Interview by Computer (CLIC) Study (NCI) A completed application in response to this FOA includes the data in the following components: The face page of the application should indicate ‘‘Response to Food Protection Task Force Conference Grant Program RFA FD 08–006’’. Applications should include the following: (1) A title which has the term ‘‘state food protection task force meetings’’, ‘‘conference’’, ‘‘council’’, ‘‘workshop’’, ‘‘alliance’’ or other similar description to assist in the identification of the request; (2) location of the conference; (3) expected number of registrants and type of audience expected with their credentials; (4) dates of conference(s); (5) conference format and projected agenda(s), including list of principal areas or topics to be addressed; (6) physical facilities required for the conduct of the meeting; (7) justification of the conference(s), including the problems it intends to clarify and any developments it may stimulate; (8) brief biographical sketches of individuals responsible for planning the conference(s) and details concerning adequate support staff; (9) information about all related conferences held on this subject during the last 3 years (if available); (10) details of proposed per diem/subsistence rates, transportation, printing, supplies and facility rental costs; and (11) the necessary checklist and assurances pages provided in each application package. 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: NIHAmerican Association for Retired Persons (AARP) Comprehensive Lifestyle Interview by Computer (CLIC) Study. Type of Information Collection Request: New. Need and Use of Information Collection: The Nutritional Epidemiology Branch of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics of the National Cancer Institute has planned this study to evaluate the feasibility of using these three new computerized questionnaires as well as the Diet and Health Questionnaire (DHQ), a well-established food frequency questionnaire in a population of early-to-late-middle-aged men and women. Participants will be asked to complete one of four different series (pathways) of computerized questionnaires over a 90 day period, with some questionnaires in a series being completed twice. This evaluation study comprises the necessary performance and feasibility tests for the new computerized questionnaires, which will provide an opportunity to assess the possibility of administering PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\10JNN1.SGM 10JNN1 32718 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 112 / Tuesday, June 10, 2008 / Notices computerized questionnaires in future large prospective cohort studies. The computerized questionnaires will support the ongoing examination between cancer and other health outcomes with nutritional, physical activity, and lifestyle exposures. The computerized questionnaires adhere to The Public Health Service Act, Section 412 (42 U.S.C. 285a–1) and Section 413 (42 U.S.C. 285a–2), which authorizes the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to establish and support programs for the detection, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cancer; and to collect, identify, analyze and disseminate information on cancer research, diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Frequency of Response: Either 2 or 4 times, depending on the pathway. Affected Public: Individuals. Type of Respondents: U.S. adults (aged 50 and over). The annual reporting burden is displayed in the table below. The estimated total annualized burden hours being requested is 2616. The annualized cost to respondents is estimated at: $46,242. There are no Capital Costs, Operating Costs, and/or Maintenance Costs to report. TABLE 1.—ESTIMATES OF ANNUAL BURDEN HOURS Frequency of response Type of respondents Instrument(s) tested Senior Adults ........... Read Invitation ..................................................... Pre-Enrollment ..................................................... Enrollment Process .............................................. Average time per response (minutes/hour) Number of respondents/pathway 1 1 1 1/60 10/60 5/60 7500 1046 1035 125.000 174.333 86.250 Annual hour burden ACT–24 ................................................................ LHQ ...................................................................... DHQ ..................................................................... 1 Web Re-entry .................................................... 156 156 156 156 78.000 52.000 78.000 2.600 Assigned Pathway 2 2 1 1 1 30/60 30/60 20/60 1/60 156 156 156 156 156.000 78.000 52.000 2.600 ACT–24 ................................................................ ASA24 .................................................................. LHQ ...................................................................... DHQ ..................................................................... 1 Web Re-Entry* .................................................. Assigned Pathway 3 2 2 1 1 1 15/60 30/60 20/60 30/60 1/60 362 362 362 362 362 181.000 362.000 120.667 181.000 6.033 ACT–24 ................................................................ ASA24 .................................................................. LHQ ...................................................................... DHQ ..................................................................... 3 Web Re-entries** .............................................. Evaluation Survey ................................................ dwashington3 on PRODPC61 with NOTICES 15/60 20/60 30/60 1/60 ASA24 .................................................................. DHQ ..................................................................... LHQ ...................................................................... 1 Web Re-Entry ................................................... Totals ............... Assigned Pathway 1 2 1 1 1 Assigned Pathway 4 2 2 1 1 3 1 15/60 30/60 20/60 30/60 1/60 1/60 362 362 362 362 362 1035 181.000 362.000 120.667 181.000 18.100 17.250 .............................. .............................. 2615.50 .............................................................................. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:35 Jun 09, 2008 Jkt 211001 ............ of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, contact Arthur Schatzkin, M.D., Dr.P.H, Chief, Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Executive Plaza South, Room 3040, 6120 Executive Blvd., EPS–MSC 7242, Bethesda, MD 20892–7335 or call nontoll-free number 301–594–2931 or email your request, including your address to: schatzka@mail.nih.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Dated: June 2, 2008. Vivian Horovitch-Kelley, NCI Project Clearance Liaison Office, National Institutes of Health. [FR Doc. E8–12920 Filed 6–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P E:\FR\FM\10JNN1.SGM 10JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 112 (Tuesday, June 10, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32717-32718]
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[FR Doc No: E8-12920]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


Proposed Collection; Comment Request; NIH-American Association 
for Retired Persons (AARP) Comprehensive Lifestyle Interview by 
Computer (CLIC) Study (NCI)

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: NIH-American Association for Retired 
Persons (AARP) Comprehensive Lifestyle Interview by Computer (CLIC) 
Study. Type of Information Collection Request: New. Need and Use of 
Information Collection: The Nutritional Epidemiology Branch of the 
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics of the National Cancer 
Institute has planned this study to evaluate the feasibility of using 
these three new computerized questionnaires as well as the Diet and 
Health Questionnaire (DHQ), a well-established food frequency 
questionnaire in a population of early-to-late-middle-aged men and 
women. Participants will be asked to complete one of four different 
series (pathways) of computerized questionnaires over a 90 day period, 
with some questionnaires in a series being completed twice. This 
evaluation study comprises the necessary performance and feasibility 
tests for the new computerized questionnaires, which will provide an 
opportunity to assess the possibility of administering

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computerized questionnaires in future large prospective cohort studies. 
The computerized questionnaires will support the ongoing examination 
between cancer and other health outcomes with nutritional, physical 
activity, and lifestyle exposures. The computerized questionnaires 
adhere to The Public Health Service Act, Section 412 (42 U.S.C. 285a-1) 
and Section 413 (42 U.S.C. 285a-2), which authorizes the Division of 
Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) 
to establish and support programs for the detection, diagnosis, 
prevention and treatment of cancer; and to collect, identify, analyze 
and disseminate information on cancer research, diagnosis, prevention 
and treatment. Frequency of Response: Either 2 or 4 times, depending on 
the pathway. Affected Public: Individuals. Type of Respondents: U.S. 
adults (aged 50 and over). The annual reporting burden is displayed in 
the table below. The estimated total annualized burden hours being 
requested is 2616. The annualized cost to respondents is estimated at: 
$46,242. There are no Capital Costs, Operating Costs, and/or 
Maintenance Costs to report.

                                   Table 1.--Estimates of Annual Burden Hours
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                                              Frequency   Average time per      Number of
    Type of respondents       Instrument(s)       of     response (minutes/    respondents/       Annual hour
                                 tested        response        hour)             pathway             burden
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Senior Adults.............  Read Invitation.         1                1/60               7500            125.000
                            Pre-Enrollment..         1               10/60               1046            174.333
                            Enrollment               1                5/60               1035             86.250
                             Process.
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                                                             Assigned Pathway 1
                            ACT-24..........         2               15/60                156             78.000
                            LHQ.............         1               20/60                156             52.000
                            DHQ.............         1               30/60                156             78.000
                            1 Web Re-entry..         1                1/60                156              2.600
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                                                             Assigned Pathway 2
                            ASA24...........         2               30/60                156            156.000
                            DHQ.............         1               30/60                156             78.000
                            LHQ.............         1               20/60                156             52.000
                            1 Web Re-Entry..         1                1/60                156              2.600
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                                                             Assigned Pathway 3
                            ACT-24..........         2               15/60                362            181.000
                            ASA24...........         2               30/60                362            362.000
                            LHQ.............         1               20/60                362            120.667
                            DHQ.............         1               30/60                362            181.000
                            1 Web Re-                1                1/60                362              6.033
                             Entry\*\.
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                                                             Assigned Pathway 4
                            ACT-24..........         2               15/60                362            181.000
                            ASA24...........         2               30/60                362            362.000
                            LHQ.............         1               20/60                362            120.667
                            DHQ.............         1               30/60                362            181.000
                            3 Web Re-                3                1/60                362             18.100
                             entries**.
                            Evaluation               1                1/60               1035             17.250
                             Survey.
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    Totals................  ................  .........  .................  .................            2615.50
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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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the 
proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and 
instruments, contact Arthur Schatzkin, M.D., Dr.P.H, Chief, Nutritional 
Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, 
National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Executive Plaza South, Room 3040, 
6120 Executive Blvd., EPS-MSC 7242, Bethesda, MD 20892-7335 or call 
non-toll-free number 301-594-2931 or e-mail your request, including 
your address to: schatzka@mail.nih.gov.
    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.

    Dated: June 2, 2008.
Vivian Horovitch-Kelley,
NCI Project Clearance Liaison Office, National Institutes of Health.
[FR Doc. E8-12920 Filed 6-9-08; 8:45 am]
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