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What is AMPM?
- Computerized method for collecting interviewer-administered 24-hour dietary recalls either in person or by telephone.
- Research-based, multiple-pass approach employing 5 steps designed to enhance complete and accurate food recall and reduce respondent burden.
- Method used in What We Eat in America, the dietary interview component of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, and other research studies.
Features of AMPM