BAR-CODED DIET ANALYSIS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
7340
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Nutrition Scientific
1510 Oxley Street Suite F, South Pasadena, CA, 91030
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
J
(818) 441-0021
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THIS PROJECT WILL DEVELOP AND TEST BAR-CODED PICTORIAL BOOKLETS FOR THROUGH-THE-MAIL USE IN SURVEYS OF FOOD INTAKE. BOOKLETS WILL ILLUSTRATE 400 FOOD ITEMS AND BE USED TO OBTAIN 24-HOUR DIET RECALL DATA. THE PROJECTED LONG-RANGE USE OF BOOKLETS WILL BE TO IDENTIFY GROUPS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH EXCESSIVE TOTAL FAT, CHOLESTEROL, AND SATURATED FAT INTAKE IN ORDER TO REFER THEM FOR COUNSELING. BIAS AND ACCURACY OF BOOKLETS WILL BE TESTED BY 50 VOLUNTEERS WHO RECORD STANDARD FOOD MODELS IN DUPLICATE. BIAS AND ACCURACY OF BOOKLETS WILL BE COMPARED IN DUPLICATE WITH THE STANDARDIZED NHLBI-LRC 24-HOUR RECALL INTERVIEW WITH 100 ADDITIONAL VOLUNTEERS.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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