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Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program

Citing ASA24® Dietary Assessment Tool in Publications & Presentations


In order to show and maintain support for the ASA24 system, documenting its use through publications is extremely useful to the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

To achieve this, we invite investigators to include the following sentence in the methods section of their manuscripts:

Dietary intake data for (24-hour recalls OR food records) were collected and analyzed using the Automated Self-Administered 24-hour (ASA24) Dietary Assessment Tool, version (YEAR), developed by the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD.

Additionally, when citing the ASA24 system, please use either the ASA24 website ( or one of our development or evaluation publications.

ASA24 is a registered trademark of HHS.