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Comparison between ASA24™ Version 1 & Beta Version

  ASA24-Beta (no longer available) ASA24-2011 (formerly referred to as Version 1) ASA24-Kids-2012 ASA24-2013 & ASA24-Kids-2013
Availability
Release date August 2009 September 2011 September 2012 February 2014
Retirement date July 1, 2012    
Cost Free to researchers, clinicians, and teachers Free to researchers, clinicians, and teachers Free to researchers, clinicians, and teachers Free to researchers, clinicians, and teachers
Access No longer available Available for registration and use by researchers, clinicians, and teachers Available for registration and use by researchers, clinicians, and teachers Available for registration and use by researchers, clinicians, and teachers
Features
Format Based on USDA's Automated Multiple-Pass Method (AMPM) Based on USDA's Automated Multiple-Pass Method (AMPM) Based on USDA's Automated Multiple-Pass Method (AMPM) Based on USDA's Automated Multiple-Pass Method (AMPM)
Respondent language options English English and Spanish English English and Spanish
Optional modules
  • Location of meals
  • Location of meals
  • Television and computer use during meals
  • Whether meals were eaten alone or with others
  • Supplement intakes
  • Location of meals
  • Television and computer use during meals
  • Whether meals were eaten alone or with others
  • Supplement intakes
  • Location of meals
  • Television and computer use during meals
  • Whether meals were eaten alone or with others
  • Supplement intakes
  • Query of the source of each food reported
Respondent age Adults Adults Children ≥ 10 years
  • ASA24-2013: Adults
  • ASA24-Kids-2013: Children ≥ 10 years
Respondent help and support
  • Animated guide
  • Tutorial and show me video clips
  • Animated guide
  • "Walk through" instructions using audio and visual cues to guide respondents through transition points of the recall
  • Downloadable "help" document with Frequently Asked Questions
  • Animated guide
  • "Walk through" instructions using audio and visual cues to guide respondents through transition points of the recall
  • Downloadable "help" document with Frequently Asked Questions
  • Animated guide
  • "Walk through" instructions using audio and visual cues to guide respondents through transition points of the recall
  • Downloadable "help" document with Frequently Asked Questions
  • Ability to repeat context-specific animated guide instructions
Databases
Food codes and nutrient values Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS) version 1.0 Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS) version 4.1 Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS) version 4.1 Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS) version 4.1
MyPyramid Equivalents MyPyramid Equivalents Database (MPED) version 1.0 MyPyramid Equivalents Database (MPED) version 2.0 supplemented with the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion's MPED Addendum to allow compatibility with FNDDS 4.1; nutritionists on the ASA24 team imputed values for nine food codes for which MyPyramid Equivalents have not yet been assigned by USDA. MyPyramid Equivalents Database (MPED) version 2.0 supplemented with the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion's MPED Addendum to allow compatibility with FNDDS 4.1; nutritionists on the ASA24 team imputed values for nine food codes for which MyPyramid Equivalents have not yet been assigned by USDA. MyPyramid Equivalents Database (MPED) version 2.0 supplemented with the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion's MPED Addendum to allow compatibility with FNDDS 4.1; nutritionists on the ASA24 team imputed values for nine food codes for which MyPyramid Equivalents have not yet been assigned by USDA.
Supplement codes and nutrient values Not applicable National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Dietary Supplements Database 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Dietary Supplements Database 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Dietary Supplements Database 2007-2008

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Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014