Comparison Among ASA24® Versions

  ASA24-Beta (no longer available) ASA24-2011 (formerly referred to as Version 1) ASA24-Kids-2012 ASA24-2014, ASA24-Canada-2014 & ASA24-Kids-2014 ASA24-2016
General Information
Release Date Aug. 2009 Sept. 2011 Sept. 2012

ASA24-2014 and ASA24-Kids-2014: Mar. 2014

ASA24-Canada-2014: Apr. 2014

Mar. 2016
Retirement Date Jul. 2012 Mar. 2017 Mar. 2017 Mar. 2017 None Planned
Cost Free Free Free Free Free
Access Retired No longer available for new study registration No longer available for new study registration

ASA24-2014 no longer available for new study registration.

ASA24-Canada-2014 & ASA24-Kids-2014: Available

Available
Mobile Enabled No No No No Yes
Interface Requires Silverlight plugin Requires Silverlight plugin Requires Silverlight plugin Requires Silverlight plugin HTML5
Respondent Age Adults Adults Children ≥ 10 years

ASA24-2014 & ASA24-Canada-2014: Adults

ASA24-Kids-2014: Children ≥ 10 years

ASA24-2016: Adults
Features
Type of Data Collection 24-hour recalls 24-hour recalls 24-hour recalls 24-hour recalls 24-hour recalls and food records
Search Method Browse or search Browse or search Browse or search) Browse or search Search and filter
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) Based on USDA's Automated Multiple-Pass Method (AMPM); adapted for use to collect food records
Language Options English English and Spanish English

ASA24-2014 & ASA24-Kids-2014: English and Spanish

ASA24-Canada-2014: English

U.S. versions: 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

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

Data Collection Options for Recalls Midnight to midnight of previous day Midnight to midnight of previous day Midnight to midnight of previous day

Midnight to midnight of previous day

Past 24-hours

Complete in one or multiple sittings

Midnight to midnight of previous day

Past 24-hours

Complete in one or multiple sittings

Data Collection Options for Records N/A N/A N/A N/A Single or multiple consecutive or nonconsecutive days
Data Collection for Dietary Supplements Separate module administered after completion of foods and beverages Separate module administered after completion of foods and beverages Separate module administered after completion of foods and beverages Separate module administered after completion of foods and beverages Integrated into method used to collect foods and drinks throughout the day
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

Context specific tips

Downloadable "help" document with Frequently Asked Questions

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

ASA24-2014 & ASA24-Kids-2014: Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS) version 4.1

ASA24-Canada-2014: Canadian Nutrient File (CNF) 2015

Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS) 2011-12
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.

ASA24-2014 &ASA24-Kids-2014: 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.

ASA24-Canada-2014: Not available.

Food Pyramid Equivalents (FPED) 2011-12
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

ASA24-2014 &ASA24-Kids-2014: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Dietary Supplements Database 2007-2008

ASA24-Canada-2014: Licensed Natural Product Database & National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Dietary Supplements Database 2007-2008

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Dietary Supplements Database (DSD) 2011-12

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