ASA24
Comparison Among ASA24® Versions

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

ASA24-2016: Mar. 2016

ASA24-Canada-2016: Oct. 2016

ASA24-Australia-2016: Dec. 2016

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

ASA24-Canada-2014: Apr. 2014

Sept. 2012 Sept. 2011 Aug. 2009
Retirement Date None Planned Mar. 2017 Mar. 2017 Mar. 2017 Jul. 2012
Cost Free Free Free Free Free
Access Available

ASA24-2014 no longer available for new study registration.

ASA24-Canada-2014 & ASA24-Kids-2014: Available until Mar. 2017

No longer available for new study registration No longer available for new study registration Retired
Mobile Enabled Yes No No No No
Interface HTML5 Requires Silverlight plugin Requires Silverlight plugin Requires Silverlight plugin Requires Silverlight plugin
Respondent Age ASA24-2016: Adults and children

ASA24-2014 & ASA24-Canada-2014: Adults

ASA24-Kids-2014: Children ≥ 10 years

Children ≥ 10 years Adults Adults
Features
Type of Data Collection 24-hour recalls and food records 24-hour recalls 24-hour recalls 24-hour recalls 24-hour recalls
Search Method Search and filter Browse or search Browse or search Browse or search Browse or search
Format Based on USDA's Automated Multiple-Pass Method (AMPM); adapted for use to collect food records 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)
Language Options

ASA24-2016: English and Spanish

ASA24-Canada-2016: English and French

ASA24-Australia-2016: English

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

ASA24-Canada-2014: English

English English and Spanish English
Optional Modules

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

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
Data Collection Options for Recalls

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

Midnight to midnight of previous day Midnight to midnight of previous day Midnight to midnight of previous day
Data Collection Options for Records Single or multiple consecutive or nonconsecutive days N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data Collection for Dietary Supplements Integrated into method used to collect foods and drinks throughout the day 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
Respondent Help and Support

Context specific tips

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

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

Tutorial and show me video clips

Databases
Food codes and nutrient values

ASA24-2016: Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS) 2011-12

ASA24-Canada-2016: Canadian Nutrient File (CNF) 2015 supplemented with FNDDS 2009-10 (version 5.0) and 2011-12

ASA24-Australia-2016: Australian Food, Supplement and Nutrient Database (AUSNUT) 2011-13 Nutrient File

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) version 4.1 Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS) version 4.1 Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS) version 1.0
MyPyramid Equivalents

ASA24-2016: Food Pyramid Equivalents (FPED) 2011-12

ASA24-Canada-2016: Food Pyramid Equivalents (FPED) 2011-12

ASA24-Australia-2016: Not available

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.

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 1.0
Supplement codes and nutrient values

ASA24-2016: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Dietary Supplements Database (DSD) 2011-12

ASA24-Canada-2016: Licensed Natural Product Database & National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Dietary Supplements Database 2007-2008

ASA24-Australia-2016: Australian Food, Supplement and Nutrient Database (AUSNUT) 2011-13 Supplement File

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 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Dietary Supplements Database 2007-2008 Not applicable

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