Comparison of ASA24® Versions

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  ASA24-2022 ASA24-2020 ASA24-2018
ASA24-Canada-2018
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
General Information
Release Date

Anticipated Mar. 2022

ASA24-2020: Mar. 2020

ASA24-2018: Nov. 2018

ASA24-Canada-2018: Apr. 2019

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 N/A Mar. 2023 (tentative)

US Version: Sept. 15, 2021

Canada: N/A

US Version: Apr. 15, 2020

Canada: Apr. 15, 2020

Australia: None planned

Mar. 2017 Mar. 2017 Mar. 2017 Jul. 2012
Cost Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free
Access Coming soon Available

US Version: Cannot register new studies; available through Sept. 15, 2021

Canada: Available

US Version: Retired

Canada: Retired

Australia: Available

Retired Retired Retired Retired
Mobile Enabled Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Interface HTML5 HTML5 HTML5 HTML5 Requires Silverlight plugin Requires Silverlight plugin Requires Silverlight plugin Requires Silverlight plugin
Respondent Age Adults and children Adults and children Adults and children 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 and food records 24-hour recalls and food records 24-hour recalls and food records 24-hour recalls 24-hour recalls 24-hour recalls 24-hour recalls
Search Method Search and filter same as ASA24 2020 Updated search and filter Search and filter Search and filter Browse or search Browse or search Browse or search Browse or search
Recipe Feature Ability to report, save, modify recipes Ability to report, save, modify recipes Ability to report, save, modify recipes Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available
Format Based on USDA's AMPM; adapted for use to collect food records Based on USDA's AMPM; adapted for use to collect food records Based on USDA's AMPM; adapted for use to collect food records Based on USDA's AMPM; adapted for use to collect food records Based on USDA's AMPM Based on USDA's AMPM Based on USDA's AMPM Based on USDA's AMPM
Language Options

ASA24-2022: English and Spanish

ASA24-2020: English and Spanish

ASA24-2018: English, Spanish, and Polish*

ASA24-Canada-2018: English and French

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

Respondent Nutrition Report (RNR)

Sleep Module

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 Nutrition Report (RNR)

Sleep Module (anticipate fall 2020)

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 Nutrition Report (RNR)

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

US & Canada Respondent Nutrition Report (RNR)

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

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

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 Single or multiple consecutive or nonconsecutive days Single or multiple consecutive or nonconsecutive days 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

Report supplements in the same way foods and drinks are reported throughout the day with extra prompts appear to respondent.

Integrated into method used to collect foods and drinks throughout the day

Report supplements in the same way foods and drinks are reported throughout the day whether module is turned on or off. If it is on, then extra prompts appear to the respondent.

Integrated into method used to collect foods and drinks throughout the day

Report supplements in the same way foods and drinks are reported throughout the day whether module is turned on or off. If it is on, then extra prompts appear to the respondent.

Integrated into method used to collect foods and drinks throughout the day

Report supplements in the same way foods and drinks are reported throughout the day whether module is turned on or off. If it is on, then extra prompts appear to the respondent.

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

Instructional documents with Frequently Asked Questions

Context specific tips

Instructional documents with Frequently Asked Questions

Context specific tips

Instructional documents with Frequently Asked Questions

Context specific tips

Instructional "help" documents with Frequently Asked Questions

Animated guide

"Walk through" instructions using audio and visual cues to guide respondents through transition points of the recall

"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

"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

"Help" document with Frequently Asked Questions

Animated guide

Tutorial and “show-me” video clips

Databases
Food codes and nutrient values ASA-2022: FNDDS2017-18 ASA-2020: FNDDS 2015-16

ASA-2018: FNDDS 2011-12 supplemented with new commonly consumed foods from FNDDS 2013-14

ASA24-Canada-2018: Canadian Nutrient File (CNF) 2015, SR28, FNDDS 2011-12 and FNDDS 2013-14

ASA24-2016: FNDDS 2011-12

ASA24-Canada-2016: 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: FNDDS version 4.1

ASA24-Canada-2014: CNF 2015

FNDDS version 4.1 FNDDS version 4.1 FNDDS 1.0

FPED / MPED**

ASA24-2020: FPED 2017-18 ASA24-2020: FPED 2015-16

ASA24-2018: FPED 2011-12 supplemented with new Commonly consumed foods from FPED 2013-14

ASA24-Canada-2018: FPED 2011-12, supplemented with foods from FPED 2013-14, 2007 Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide

ASA24-2016: FPED 2011-12

ASA24-Canada-2016: FPED 2011-12

ASA24-Australia-2016: Not available

ASA24-2014 & ASA24-Kids-2014: 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 that USDA had not assigned MyPyramid Equivalents yet

ASA24-Canada-2014: Not available

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 that USDA had not assigned MyPyramid Equivalents yet 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 that USDA had not assigned MyPyramid Equivalents yet MPED version 1.0
Supplement codes and nutrient values ASA24-2022: NHANES DSD 2017-18 ASA24-2020: NHANES DSD 2015-16

ASA24-2018: NHANES DSD 2011-12 supplemented with commonly consumed supplements in NHANES DSD 2013-14

ASA24-Canada-2018: Licensed Natural Product Database & NHANES DSD 2007-2008

ASA24-2016: NHANES DSD 2011-12

ASA24-Canada-2016: Licensed Natural Product Database & NHANES DSD 2007-2008

ASA24-Australia-2016: AUSNUT 2011-13 Supplement File

ASA24-2014 & ASA24-Kids-2014: NHANES DSD 2007-2008

ASA24-Canada-2014: Licensed Natural Product Database & NHANES DSD 2007-2008

NHANES DSD 2007-2008 NHANES DSD 2007-2008 Not applicable

AMPM, Automated Multiple-Pass Method; AUSNUT, Australian Food, Supplement, and Nutrient Database; Canadian Nutrient File, CNF; DSD, Dietary Supplement Database; FNDDS, Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies; FPED, Food Patterns Equivalents Database; MPED, My Pyramid Equivalents Database; NHANES, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey; RNR, Respondent Nutrition Report; United States Department of Agriculture, USDA

*Please contact the ASA24 Support Team for more information.

** The 2011, 2012 and 2014 versions of ASA24 provided food group output from the USDA MPED. SAS code is available to update analytic files with older food groups from MPEDs to FPEDs, as used in ASA24-2016 and subsequent versions.

ASA24 is a registered trademark of HHS.