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Survey, OMB No. 0920–0214) and other processes used to answer them, and condition, the participant answers
federally sponsored surveys. The QDRL adequacy of response categories to without face-to-face interaction. QDRL
conducts cognitive interviews, focus express answers, while noting points of staff watch for response difficulties from
groups, mini field-pretests, and confusion and errors in responding. an observation room, and then conduct
experimental research in laboratory and Interviews are generally conducted in a face-to-face debriefing with in-depth
field settings, both for applied small rounds of 10–15 interviews; probes. Cognitive interviewing provides
questionnaire evaluation and more basic ideally, the questionnaire is re-worked useful data on questionnaire
research on response errors in surveys. between rounds and revisions are tested performance at minimal cost and
The most common questionnaire iteratively until interviews yield respondent burden. Similar
evaluation method is the cognitive relatively few new insights. When methodology has been adopted by other
interview. In a cognitive interview, a possible, cognitive interviews are
federal agencies, as well as by academic
questionnaire design specialist conducted in the survey’s intended
and commercial survey organizations.
interviews a volunteer participant. The mode of administration. For example,
interviewer administers the draft survey when testing telephone survey NCHS is requesting 3 years of OMB
questions as written, but also probes the questionnaires, participants often Clearance for the project. There are no
participant in depth about respond to the questions via a telephone costs to respondents other than their
interpretations of questions, recall in a laboratory room. Under this time.


Number of Number of Avg. burden Total burden
Respondents respondents responses/ response hours
per year respondent (in hours)

2007 test volunteers ................................................................................................ 500 1 1.2 600

Dated: April 25, 2006. agency may not conduct or sponsor, and Office of Management and Budget
Joan F. Karr, a person is not required to respond to, (OMB) for emergency processing under
Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for a collection of information unless it the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
Disease Control and Prevention. displays a currently valid OMB control (the PRA). This notice solicits
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BILLING CODE 4163–18–P information collection and has assigned MedWatch program to deploy and
OMB control number 0910–0579. The conduct a web-based customer
approval expires on March 31, 2009. A satisfaction survey of certain health care
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND copy of the supporting statement for this professional trade and specialty
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Food and Drug Administration ohrms/dockets. MedWatch’s Partners program. The
[Docket No. 2003N–0273] (formerly 03N– Dated: April 24, 2006. survey will solicit information about the
0273) Jeffrey Shuren,
utility of the FDA MedWatch safety
alerts and monthly safety labeling
Assistant Commissioner for Policy.
Agency Information Collection changes that are posted on the
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AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration,
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Food and Drug Administration
SUMMARY: The Food and Drug [Docket No. 2006N–0166] ADDRESSES: OMB is still experiencing
Administration (FDA) is announcing significant delays in the regular mail,
that a collection of information entitled Agency Emergency Processing Under including first class and express mail,
‘‘Research Study Complaint Form’’ has the Office of Management and Budget and messenger deliveries are not being
been approved by the Office of Review; MedWatch—The Food and accepted. To ensure that comments on
Management and Budget (OMB) under Drug Administration Safety the information collection are received,
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Information and Adverse Event OMB recommends that comments be
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Federal Register of December 16, 2005 Programs (HFA–250), Food and Drug
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that the proposed information collection Administration (FDA) is announcing Rockville, MD 20857, 301–827–1482.
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