ASA24
ASA24® Sample Analysis Files and Data Dictionaries

The ASA24 system generates several analysis output files. The Researcher Instructions contain more detailed information about these files and how to download them from the Researcher Website.

Downloadable Examples of ASA24 Analysis Files and Data Dictionaries

The following files describe each output from several versions of the ASA24 tool.

Description of File Types

The files noted below are generated for each request for analytic output files made via the Researcher Website.

Version Analysis File Content Description
ASA24-2018 & ASA24-2016 (all versions) Responses Data by respondent, by day, providing probe questions and answers.
Items Data by food and beverage item, providing food codes, gram weights, and nutrient and food group values.
Totals Data by Respondent, by day, providing total nutrient and food group values for foods and beverage.
INS Data by supplement, providing supplement codes, gram weights, and nutrient values.
TS Data by Respondent, by day, providing total nutrient value for supplements.
TNS Data by Respondent, by day, providing total nutrient and food group values for foods, beverages, and supplements combined.
Version Analysis File Content Description
ASA24-2014 (all versions), ASA24-Kids2012, ASA24-2011 MS Data by respondent, by day, providing  probe questions and answers.
INF Data by food and beverage items, providing  food codes, gram weights and nutrient values.
TN Data by respondent, by day, providing total nutrient values for foods and beverages.
INFMYPHEI Data by food and beverage item, providing  food codes, gram weights, and food group values.
TNMYPHEI Data by respondent, by day, providing total food group values for foods and beverages.
INS Data by supplement, providing supplement codes, gram weights, and nutrient values.
TS Data by respondent, by day, providing total nutrient values for supplements.
TNS Data by respondent, by day, providing total nutrient values for foods, beverages, and supplements combined.

See also the Researcher Instruction Guide for more information about data output. More information is also available about reviewing and cleaning data and the nutrients and food groups available in ASA24 output files.

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