National Cancer Institute Food Study

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00978406
First received: September 15, 2009
Last updated: March 14, 2014
Last verified: January 2014
  Purpose

Information about Americans food choices and opinions helps researchers and law makers to develop policies and programs to promote health. For this reason, it is important to be able to collect good quality information about how people think about food. This project will compare different ways of collecting information about food from adults.


Condition
Diet
Nutrition Assessment

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: National Cancer Institute (NCI) Food Study

Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: August 2009
Detailed Description:

Objectives:

-To compare different ways of collecting information about food choices and opinions from adults.

Eligibility:

  • Individuals between the ages of 20 and 70, recruited from a database of volunteers who wish to participate in research studies.
  • Volunteers must have high-speed Internet access.
  • Individuals who have previously been involved in a research study will be excluded.

Design:

-Participants will come to a research study center for three consecutive meals (approximately 45 minutes per meal). On the following day, participants will return to the study center for an interview about their food choices and opinions (approximately 45 minutes).

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Individuals between the ages of 20 and 70, recruited from a database of volunteers who wish to participate in research studies.
  • Volunteers must have high-speed Internet access.
  • Individuals who have previously been involved in a research study will be excluded.
  • Subjects will be accrued from a variety of racial and ethnic groups and of varying educational achievement, though these characteristics will not be used to assess eligibility.
  • All subjects will provide informed consent.
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00978406

Locations
United States, Maryland
Westat, Inc.
Rockville, Maryland, United States, 20850
Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Nancy A. Potischman, Ph.D. National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00978406     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 999909209, 09-C-N209
Study First Received: September 15, 2009
Last Updated: March 14, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
Dietary Assessment Methods
Measurement of Diet
24-Hour Diet Recall
Validation

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 23, 2014