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Download as PDF 17209 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 54 / Wednesday, March 20, 2013 / Notices Office of the Secretary [Document Identifier HHS–OS–19144–60D] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request Office of the Secretary, HHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the document identifier HHS–OS–19144– 60D for reference. Information Collection Request Title: WHAM: Women’s Health and Mindfulness Program. Abstract: The Women’s Health and Mindfulness (WHAM) program, developed in San Francisco, aims to test interventions that promote healthy weight in lesbian and bisexual (LB) women age 40 years and older. The project to test the interventions is scheduled for one year. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The Office of Women’s Health (OWH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Coordinating Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT) Issues has prioritized the collection of health data on LGBT populations. In response, OWH funded an initiative to identify and test effective and innovative ways of reducing obesity in lesbian and bisexual women. The information collected in this ICR tests two approaches to reducing obesity in the LB population. The first is a community-level health system intervention that responds to Goal 4, Strategy 4–1 of the 2012 Institute of SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary(OS), Department of Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit a new Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting that ICR to OMB, OS seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. DATES: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before May 20, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to Information.CollectionClearance@ hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690–6162. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance staff, Information.CollectionClearance@ hhs.gov or (202) 690–6162. Medicine (IOM) report ‘‘Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation;’’ and the second is an innovative group support program that combines mindfulnessbased stress reduction, nutrition, and physical activity that will be evaluated for its feasibility and evidence of effect on short-term outcomes. Likely Respondents: Lesbian and bisexual women age 40 years and older. Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose, or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions, to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information, to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information, and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents Form name Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Health Center Systems Intervention Evaluation Knowledge and Attitudes Assessment (Pre-training) ...................... Knowledge and Attitudes Assessment (Post-training) .................... 40 40 1 1 5/60 5/60 3 3 Group Intervention Assessments for All Participants: Sequence 1 (Immediate Intervention Start) and Sequence 2 Comparison Group (Delayed Intervention Start at Month 5) Group Intervention Screening Questionnaire .................................. Evaluation Questionnaire:—Baseline .............................................. Interim Behavioral Assessment—Month 1 ...................................... Accelerometer: Activity Diary and Reminder ................................... Evaluation Questionnaire: Follow-up—Month 5 .............................. 120 80 80 40 80 1 1 1 3 1 10/60 45/60 10/60 20/60 30/60 20 60 13 40 40 Assessments for Sequence 2 Comparison Group Participants Only (Delayed Intervention Start at Month 5) 40 40 1 1 10/60 30/60 7 20 Total .......................................................................................... srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Interim Behavioral Assessment—Month 6 ...................................... Evaluation Questionnaire: Follow-up—Month 10 ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ 179 OS specifically requests comments on (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance VerDate Mar<14>2013 18:04 Mar 19, 2013 Jkt 229001 the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information PO 00000 technology to minimize the information collection burden. Keith A. Tucker, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–06347 Filed 3–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–33–P Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\20MRN1.SGM 20MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the Secretary

[Document Identifier HHS-OS-19144-60D]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary(OS), Department of 
Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit a new Information 
Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting that ICR to OMB, OS seeks 
comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any 
other aspect of the ICR.

DATES: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before May 20, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to 
Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690-6162.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance 
staff, Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or (202) 690-6162.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the document identifier HHS-OS-19144-60D 
for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: WHAM: Women's Health and 
Mindfulness Program.
    Abstract: The Women's Health and Mindfulness (WHAM) program, 
developed in San Francisco, aims to test interventions that promote 
healthy weight in lesbian and bisexual (LB) women age 40 years and 
older. The project to test the interventions is scheduled for one year.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The Office of Women's 
Health (OWH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 
Coordinating Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender 
(LGBT) Issues has prioritized the collection of health data on LGBT 
populations. In response, OWH funded an initiative to identify and test 
effective and innovative ways of reducing obesity in lesbian and 
bisexual women. The information collected in this ICR tests two 
approaches to reducing obesity in the LB population. The first is a 
community-level health system intervention that responds to Goal 4, 
Strategy 4-1 of the 2012 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report 
``Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of 
the Nation;'' and the second is an innovative group support program 
that combines mindfulness-based stress reduction, nutrition, and 
physical activity that will be evaluated for its feasibility and 
evidence of effect on short-term outcomes.
    Likely Respondents: Lesbian and bi-sexual women age 40 years and 
older.
    Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose, or provide the 
information requested. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions, to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information, to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and 
review the collection of information, and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for 
this ICR are summarized in the table below.

                                    Total Estimated Annualized Burden--Hours
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                                                                Number of      Average  burden
                Form name                     Number of       responses per      hours  per       Total burden
                                             respondents       respondent         response            hours
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                                  Health Center Systems Intervention Evaluation
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Knowledge and Attitudes Assessment (Pre-                40                 1              5/60                 3
 training)..............................
Knowledge and Attitudes Assessment (Post-               40                 1              5/60                 3
 training)..............................
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                                               Group Intervention
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   Assessments for All Participants: Sequence 1 (Immediate Intervention Start) and Sequence 2 Comparison Group
                                     (Delayed Intervention Start at Month 5)
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Group Intervention Screening                           120                 1             10/60                20
 Questionnaire..........................
Evaluation Questionnaire:--Baseline.....                80                 1             45/60                60
Interim Behavioral Assessment--Month 1..                80                 1             10/60                13
Accelerometer: Activity Diary and                       40                 3             20/60                40
 Reminder...............................
Evaluation Questionnaire: Follow-up--                   80                 1             30/60                40
 Month 5................................
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      Assessments for Sequence 2 Comparison Group Participants Only (Delayed Intervention Start at Month 5)
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Interim Behavioral Assessment--Month 6..                40                 1             10/60                 7
Evaluation Questionnaire: Follow-up--                   40                 1             30/60                20
 Month 10...............................
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    Total...............................  ................  ................  ................               179
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    OS specifically requests comments on (1) The necessity and utility 
of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of 
the agency's functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology to minimize the information 
collection burden.

Keith A. Tucker,
Information Collection Clearance Officer.
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