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HINTS 5 Overview and Schedule

To address emerging issues in the field of health communication more quickly while still maintaining the ongoing measurement of trends, HINTS 5 will include four data collection cycles over the course of 4 years. The instrument for each data collection cycle will include a core module of common items for trending in addition to special topic modules to be implemented only in some of the cycles, increasing capacity of the HINTS instruments to include a broader array of topics and measures. Additionally, a second cycle of HINTS-FDA will be fielded in 2017. The combined sample size for all four cycles of HINTS 5 and additional cycle of HINTS-FDA data will be greater than 17,000 respondents. If you would like to view or download previous HINTS survey instruments or methodology reports, please visit our Survey Instruments page. HINTS 5 instruments will be coming soon.

HINTS Overview and Schedule