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National Adult Tobacco Survey Implementation

Description: A. Implement the National Adult Tobacco Survey to monitor key tobacco-related indicators in a nationally representative sample of adult respondents. (National Youth Tobacco Survey is in process at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.) Questionnaire items measure: current smoking prevalence and past use of cigarettes; awareness, use and risk perceptions of other tobacco products (such as cigars, e-cigarettes and snus); exposure to marketing and promotion of tobacco products, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of tobacco use.

Milestones with N/A were completed prior to the project incorporation into FDA-TRACK.

Briefing Status: ON TRACK

Prior Briefing Status: NOT YET STARTED

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

1. Modify Interagency Agreement with CDC to fund survey development and implementation


Completed N/A

2. Award Request for Proposal (RFP) to contractor


Completed 9/26/2011

3. Develop and cognitively test survey instrument



Completed 3/23/2012

4. Prepare and submit Office of Management and Budget (OMB) package


Completed 12/30/2011

5. Publish 60-day Federal Register (FR) notice

60 days after OMB approval

Completed 1/11/2012

6. Publish 30-day Federal Register (FR) notice

90 days after OMB approval

Completed 5/11/2012

7. Start fielding survey


Completed 10/1/2012

8. Award 2nd Cycle Request for Proposal (RFP) to contractor


Completed 6/3/2013

9. Complete data collection


On Track

10. Complete draft methodology report


On Track

11. Completed final methodology report


Not Yet Started

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
Not Yet StartedWork for specific milestone has not yet been started.
CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.


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