Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; A Generic Submission for Formative Research, Pretesting and Customer Satisfaction of NCI's Communication and Education Resources (NCI), 12514 [2016-05194]

Download as PDF 12514 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 46 / Wednesday, March 9, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; A Generic Submission for Formative Research, Pretesting and Customer Satisfaction of NCI’s Communication and Education Resources (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, 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. Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies are invited to address one or more of the following points: (1) 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) 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) The quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of the Institute develops a wide variety of messages and materials. Testing these messages and materials assesses their potential effectiveness in reaching and communicating with their intended audience while they are still in the developmental stage and can be revised. The formative research and pretesting process thus contributes to maximizing NCI’s limited dollar resources for information dissemination and education. NCI also must ensure the relevance, utility, and appropriateness of the many educational programs and products that the Institute produces. Customer satisfaction studies help NCI identify modifications necessary to meet the needs of NCI’s various target audiences. Since the previous submission, there have been 10 approved sub-studies with an approved request of just under 1400 burden hours over 2.5 years. Approval is requested for the conduct of multiple studies annually using such methods as interviews, focus groups, and various types of surveys. The content, timing, and number of respondents to be included in each sub-study will vary, depending on the nature of the message/ material/program being assessed, the methodology selected, and the target audiences. OMB approval is requested for 3 years. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 33,000. 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. To Submit Comments and For Further Information: To obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, or request more information on the proposed project, contact: Nina Goodman, Public Health Advisor, Office of Communication and Public Liaison, 9609 Medical Center Drive, RM 2E446 Rockville, MD, 20850 or call non-tollfree number (240) 276–6600 or Email your request, including your address to: nciocpl@mail.nih.gov. Formal requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing. Comment 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. Proposed Collection: A Generic Submission for Formative Research, Pretesting and Customer Satisfaction of NCI’s Communication and Education Resources (NCI), 0925–0046, Expiration Date 05/31/2016, REVISION, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Need and Use of Information Collection: As part of NCI’s mandate from Congress to disseminate information on cancer research, detection, prevention, and treatment, ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Frequency of response per respondent Time per response (in hours) Category of respondents Form name Healthcare Providers and Professionals including those working in health field (e.g., cancer researchers). General Public, Cancer Patients, Friends and Families of Patients. Focus Groups, Individual In-Depth Interviews, Brief Interviews, Surveys, Website Usability Testing. 16,500 1 1 16,500 Focus Groups, Individual In-Depth Interviews, Brief Interviews, Surveys, Website Usability Testing. 16,500 1 1 16,500 Totals ......................................... ........................................................... 33,000 33,000 ........................ 33,000 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [FR Doc. 2016–05194 Filed 3–8–16; 8:45 am] Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Dated: February 23, 2016. Karla Bailey, Project Clearance Liaison, National Cancer Institute, NIH. Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings BILLING CODE 4140–01–P National Institutes of Health Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; A Generic Submission 
for Formative Research, Pretesting and Customer Satisfaction of NCI's 
Communication and Education Resources (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, 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.
    Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies are invited to address one or more of the following points: 
(1) 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) 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) 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.
    To Submit Comments and For Further Information: To obtain a copy of 
the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, 
or request more information on the proposed project, contact: Nina 
Goodman, Public Health Advisor, Office of Communication and Public 
Liaison, 9609 Medical Center Drive, RM 2E446 Rockville, MD, 20850 or 
call non-toll-free number (240) 276-6600 or Email your request, 
including your address to: nciocpl@mail.nih.gov. Formal requests for 
additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing.
    Comment 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.
    Proposed Collection: A Generic Submission for Formative Research, 
Pretesting and Customer Satisfaction of NCI's Communication and 
Education Resources (NCI), 0925-0046, Expiration Date 05/31/2016, 
REVISION, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of 
Health (NIH).
    Need and Use of Information Collection: As part of NCI's mandate 
from Congress to disseminate information on cancer research, detection, 
prevention, and treatment, the Institute develops a wide variety of 
messages and materials. Testing these messages and materials assesses 
their potential effectiveness in reaching and communicating with their 
intended audience while they are still in the developmental stage and 
can be revised. The formative research and pretesting process thus 
contributes to maximizing NCI's limited dollar resources for 
information dissemination and education. NCI also must ensure the 
relevance, utility, and appropriateness of the many educational 
programs and products that the Institute produces. Customer 
satisfaction studies help NCI identify modifications necessary to meet 
the needs of NCI's various target audiences. Since the previous 
submission, there have been 10 approved sub-studies with an approved 
request of just under 1400 burden hours over 2.5 years. Approval is 
requested for the conduct of multiple studies annually using such 
methods as interviews, focus groups, and various types of surveys. The 
content, timing, and number of respondents to be included in each sub-
study will vary, depending on the nature of the message/material/
program being assessed, the methodology selected, and the target 
audiences.
    OMB approval is requested for 3 years. There are no costs to 
respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized 
burden hours are 33,000.

                                        Estimated Annualized Burden Hours
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                                                                   Frequency of      Time  per
    Category of respondents         Form name        Number of     response per    response (in    Burden hours
                                                    respondents     respondent        hours)
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Healthcare Providers and        Focus Groups,             16,500               1               1          16,500
 Professionals including those   Individual In-
 working in health field         Depth
 (e.g., cancer researchers).     Interviews,
                                 Brief
                                 Interviews,
                                 Surveys,
                                 Website
                                 Usability
                                 Testing.
General Public, Cancer          Focus Groups,             16,500               1               1          16,500
 Patients, Friends and           Individual In-
 Families of Patients.           Depth
                                 Interviews,
                                 Brief
                                 Interviews,
                                 Surveys,
                                 Website
                                 Usability
                                 Testing.
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Totals....................  ................          33,000          33,000  ..............          33,000
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    Dated: February 23, 2016.
Karla Bailey,
Project Clearance Liaison, National Cancer Institute, NIH.
[FR Doc. 2016-05194 Filed 3-8-16; 8:45 am]
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