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Nationally representative HINTS data are free to download and analyze. HINTS data are available in SAS, SPSS, and STATA formats.

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HINTS Briefs

HINTS Briefs provide a snapshot of noteworthy, data-driven HINTS research findings. Many Briefs summarize research findings from recent peer-reviewed journal articles using HINTS data.

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The HINTS online codebook provides summary data for HINTS items across all cycles, including estimated U.S. population values, interactive data visualizations, and the ability to look at trend data over time at the item level.

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What's New

HINTS 5, Cycle 3 (2019) Data Now Available

Our newest public use dataset, HINTS 5, Cycle 3 (2019), is now available for download in SPSS, SAS, and STATA formats.

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Explore How to Merge HINTS Data

Learn how to merge HINTS data for statistical analysis in a series of videos.

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