Proposed Information Collection Activity; Youth Empowerment Information, Data Collection, and Exploration on Avoidance of Sex (IDEAS) (New Collection), 2874 [2019-01566]

Download as PDF 2874 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 27 / Friday, February 8, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Youth Empowerment Information, Data Collection, and Exploration on Avoidance of Sex (IDEAS) (New Collection) Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation; Administration for Children and Families; HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), proposes data collection activities as part of the Youth Empowerment IDEAS study. The goal of this project is to collect data that will inform educational topics and strategies for an optimalhealth sexual risk avoidance (SRA) approach to reducing teen pregnancy and improving youth well-being. The project will identify strategies, skills, messages, and themes that are most SUMMARY: likely to resonate with youth. The project will inform hypotheses on how to increase the effectiveness of sex education approaches so that more youth avoid the risks associated with teen sex, and teen pregnancy rates are reduced. To support these efforts, we seek OMB approval to collect survey information from a nationallyrepresentative sample of youth and young adults age 14–24 and a nationally-representative sample of parents of teens ages 14–18. DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. Email address: OPREinfocollection@ acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: We propose the following data collection instruments: (1) Parent Survey: Information collected through the Parent Survey will be used to report on demographics, the parent-child relationship, parents’ attitudes and beliefs about youth sex education and sexual behaviors, and parental knowledge about youth sexual risk-taking. We will use both randomdigit-dialing and a web survey. (2) Youth Survey: We will administer a web survey in two parts. Information collected on Part I of the survey will be used to report on demographics, the parent-child relationship, future aspirations, and attitudes and beliefs about youth sexual behavior. Information collected on Part II of the survey will include knowledge about sexual risk, experience with sex education, and sexual risk behaviors. Respondents: A nationally representative sample of parents of teens ages 14–18 and a nationally representative sample of youth and young adults ages 14–24. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Total number of respondents Instrument amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Parent Survey—Screener .................................................... Parent Survey—Telephone Mode (RDD) ............................ Parent Survey—Web ........................................................... Part I Youth Web Survey ..................................................... Part II Youth Web Survey .................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 708. Comments: The Department specifically requests comments 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) 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. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Feb 07, 2019 Jkt 247001 Annual number of respondents 7500 600 900 1500 1200 Number of responses per respondent 2500 200 300 500 400 Authority: Sec. 510. [42 U.S.C. 710] Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–01566 Filed 2–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–83–P 1 1 1 1 1 Average burden hours per response .083 .500 .333 .333 .333 Annual burden hours 208 100 100 167 133 call for its members to discuss the potential topics of the Committee’s 2019 Report to the President. All the PCPID meetings, in any format, are open to the public. This virtual meeting will be conducted in a discussion format. DATES: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Community Living Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, President’s Committee for People With Intellectual Disabilities Administration for Community Living, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) will host a webinar/conference SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Webinar/Conference Call: Monday, March 4, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EST). 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Youth Empowerment 
Information, Data Collection, and Exploration on Avoidance of Sex 
(IDEAS) (New Collection)

AGENCY: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation; Administration 
for Children and Families; HHS.

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), 
Administration for Children and Families (ACF), at the U.S. Department 
of Health and Human Services (HHS), proposes data collection activities 
as part of the Youth Empowerment IDEAS study. The goal of this project 
is to collect data that will inform educational topics and strategies 
for an optimal-health sexual risk avoidance (SRA) approach to reducing 
teen pregnancy and improving youth well-being. The project will 
identify strategies, skills, messages, and themes that are most likely 
to resonate with youth. The project will inform hypotheses on how to 
increase the effectiveness of sex education approaches so that more 
youth avoid the risks associated with teen sex, and teen pregnancy 
rates are reduced. To support these efforts, we seek OMB approval to 
collect survey information from a nationally-representative sample of 
youth and young adults age 14-24 and a nationally-representative sample 
of parents of teens ages 14-18.

DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with 
the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting 
public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection 
described above.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed collection of information can be 
obtained and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration 
for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and 
Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports 
Clearance Officer. Email address: OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All 
requests should be identified by the title of the information 
collection.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Description: We propose the following data collection instruments:
    (1) Parent Survey: Information collected through the Parent Survey 
will be used to report on demographics, the parent-child relationship, 
parents' attitudes and beliefs about youth sex education and sexual 
behaviors, and parental knowledge about youth sexual risk-taking. We 
will use both random-digit-dialing and a web survey.
    (2) Youth Survey: We will administer a web survey in two parts. 
Information collected on Part I of the survey will be used to report on 
demographics, the parent-child relationship, future aspirations, and 
attitudes and beliefs about youth sexual behavior. Information 
collected on Part II of the survey will include knowledge about sexual 
risk, experience with sex education, and sexual risk behaviors.
    Respondents: A nationally representative sample of parents of teens 
ages 14-18 and a nationally representative sample of youth and young 
adults ages 14-24.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
           Instrument              Total number    Annual number   responses per     hours per     Annual burden
                                  of respondents  of respondents    respondent       response          hours
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Parent Survey--Screener.........            7500            2500               1            .083             208
Parent Survey--Telephone Mode                600             200               1            .500             100
 (RDD)..........................
Parent Survey--Web..............             900             300               1            .333             100
Part I Youth Web Survey.........            1500             500               1            .333             167
Part II Youth Web Survey........            1200             400               1            .333             133
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 708.
    Comments: The Department specifically requests comments 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) 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. 
Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted 
within 60 days of this publication.

    Authority: Sec. 510. [42 U.S.C. 710]

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-01566 Filed 2-7-19; 8:45 am]
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