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H1 = HINTS 1 (2003)

H2 = HINTS 2 (2005)

H3 = HINTS 3 (2008)

H4Cyc1 = HINTS 4 Cycle 1 (2011)

H4Cyc2 = HINTS 4 Cycle 2 (2012)

H4Cyc3 = HINTS 4 Cycle 3 (2013)

H4Cyc4 = HINTS 4 Cycle 4 (2014)

FDA = HINTS FDA (2015)

FDACyc2 = HINTS FDA Cycle 2 (2017)

H5Cyc1 = HINTS 5 Cycle 1 (2017)

H5Cyc2 = HINTS 5 Cycle 2 (2018)

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Health Status
How long ago did you finish your most recent treatment?
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel so sad that nothing could cheer you up?
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel nervous?
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel restless or fidgety?
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel hopeless?
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel that everything was an effort?
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel worthless?
The last few questions were about a number of feelings you had during the past 30 days. Altogether, how much did these feelings interfere with your life or activities?
How long ago were you diagnosed with cancer? (WhenDiagnosedCancer Age Recode)
Over the past 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems? Little interest or pleasure in doing things
Over the past 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems? Feeling down, depressed or hopeless
Over the past 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems? Feeling nervous, anxious or on edge
Over the past 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems? Not being able to stop or control worrying
How much sleep do you usually get… On a workday or school day? (i.e., weekday)? Hours:
How much sleep do you usually get… On a non-work or non-school day (i.e., weekend)? Hours:
PHQ-4 total score (LittleInterest Hopeless Nervous Worrying Combined)
Has a doctor or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following medical conditions: Diabetes or high blood sugar?
Has a doctor or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following medical conditions: High blood pressure or hypertension?
Has a doctor or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following medical conditions: A heart condition such as heart attack, angina or congestive heart failure?
Has a doctor or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following medical conditions: Chronic lung disease, asthma, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis?
Has a doctor or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following medical conditions: Arthritis or rheumatism?
Has a doctor or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following medical conditions: Depression or anxiety disorder?
At any time in the past year, have you intentionally tried to… Fruit or Fruit Juice
Is there anyone you can count on to provide you with emotional support when you need it - such as talking over problems or helping you make difficult decisions?
If you needed help with your daily chores, is there someone who can help you?
Which of the following cancer treatments have you ever received? Chemotherapy (IV or pills)
Which of the following cancer treatments have you ever received? Radiation.
Which of the following cancer treatments have you ever received? Surgery.
Which of the following cancer treatments have you ever received? Other.
About how long ago did you receive your last cancer treatment?
Did you ever receive a summary document from your doctor or other health care professional that listed all of the treatments you received for your cancer?
Have you ever received instructions from a doctor or other health care professional about where you should return….after completing your cancer treatment?
Were you ever denied health insurance coverage because of your cancer?
Looking back, since the time you were first diagnosed with cancer, how much, if at all, has cancer and its treatment hurt your financial situation?
Have you ever participated in a clinical trial for treatment of your cancer?
Has a doctor or other member of your medical team discussed clinical trials as a treatment option for your cancer?
In the past 30 days, how often have you felt…happy
In the past 30 days, how often have you felt…angry
In the past 30 days, how often have you felt…anxious
In the past 30 days, how often have you felt…hopeful
How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? When I feel threatened or anxious I find myself thinking about my strengths
How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? When I feel threatened or anxious I find myself thinking about my values
How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? I'm always optimistic about my future
Do you have someone to prepare your meals if you are unable to do it yourself?
Do you have someone to take you to the doctor if you need it?
How easy is it for you to imagine yourself developing cancer again in the future?
How well do you know your family’s cancer history?
Have you ever had a discussion about your family cancer history with any of the following people? If there is no cancer in your family, and you have discussed this, please include that.
How confident are you that you could complete a summary of your family cancer history on a medical form?
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