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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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Cancer Perceptions and Knowledge
How likely do you think it is that you will develop colon cancer in the future?
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"I Don't Know" My Cancer Risk: Exploring Deficits in Cancer Knowledge and Information-Seeking Skills to Explain an Often-Overlooked Participant Response. View questions related to this article

Can the inpatient hospital setting be a golden opportunity to improve colon cancer screening rates in the United States? View questions related to this article

An evaluation of healthcare information on the Internet: the case of colorectal cancer prevention. View questions related to this article

"Don't know" responses to risk perception measures: implications for underserved populations. View questions related to this article

Relationships among health perceptions vary depending on stage of readiness for colorectal cancer screening. View questions related to this article

An evaluation of colonoscopy use: Implications for health education. View questions related to this article

Beliefs, risk perceptions, and gaps in knowledge as barriers to colorectal cancer screening in older adults. View questions related to this article

Improving rates for screening colonoscopy: Analysis of the health information national trends survey (HINTS I) data. View questions related to this article

Risk perceptions and worry about cancer: does gender make a difference? View questions related to this article

Perceived ambiguity about cancer prevention recommendations: associations with cancer-related perceptions and behaviours in a US population survey. View questions related to this article

Screening practices in cancer survivors. View questions related to this article

Associations of perceived risk and worry with cancer health-protective actions: data from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS). View questions related to this article

Are there gender differences in colorectal cancer test use prevalence and correlates? View questions related to this article

Lack of acknowledgment of fruit and vegetable recommendations among nonadherent individuals: associations with information processing and cancer cognitions. View questions related to this article

Predictors of perceived risk for colon cancer in a national probability sample in the United States. View questions related to this article

Cancer information seeking preferences and experiences: disparities between Asian Americans and Whites in the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS). View questions related to this article

Absolute and comparative risk perceptions as predictors of cancer worry: moderating effects of gender and psychological distress. View questions related to this article



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How often do you worry about getting colon cancer?
... You are reluctant to get checked for colon cancer because you fear you may have it.
... People with colon cancer would have pain or other symptoms prior to being diagnosed.
Would you say you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, strongly disagree with the following statements or do you have no opinion: It seems like everything causes cancer.
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Avoiding cancer risk information View questions related to this article

Cancer Fatalism, Literacy, and Cancer Information Seeking in the American Public View questions related to this article

Parental cancer beliefs and trust in health information from medical authorities as predictors of HPV vaccine acceptability. View questions related to this article

Predictors of avoiding medical care and reasons for avoidance behavior. View questions related to this article

Perceptions of cancer controllability and cancer risk knowledge: The moderating role of race, ethnicity, and acculturation. View questions related to this article

Correlates and geographic patterns of knowledge that physical activity decreases cancer risk. View questions related to this article

Cancer perceptions: Implications from the 2007 health information national trends survey. View questions related to this article

Relationships among health perceptions vary depending on stage of readiness for colorectal cancer screening. View questions related to this article

Cancer risk perceptions, beliefs, and physician avoidance in Appalachia: results from the 2008 HINTS Survey. View questions related to this article

Intention to quit smoking: Role of personal and family member cancer diagnosis. View questions related to this article

What does the public know about preventing cancer? Results from the Health Information National TrendsSurvey (HINTS). View questions related to this article

Beliefs about cancer causation and prevention as a function of personal and family history of cancer: A national, population-based study. View questions related to this article

Frustrated and Confused: The American Public Rates its Cancer-Related Information-Seeking Experiences. View questions related to this article

Risk perceptions and worry about cancer: does gender make a difference? View questions related to this article

Fatalistic beliefs about cancer prevention and three prevention behaviors. View questions related to this article

Are there gender differences in colorectal cancer test use prevalence and correlates? View questions related to this article

Predictors of perceived risk for colon cancer in a national probability sample in the United States. View questions related to this article



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How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? There’s not much you can do to lower your chances of getting cancer.
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Avoiding cancer risk information View questions related to this article

Cancer Fatalism, Literacy, and Cancer Information Seeking in the American Public View questions related to this article

Public Awareness of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests: Findings from the 2013 U.S. Health Information National Trends Survey. View questions related to this article

Information-seeking in cancer survivors: application of the Comprehensive Model of Information Seeking to HINTS 2007 data. View questions related to this article

Parental cancer beliefs and trust in health information from medical authorities as predictors of HPV vaccine acceptability. View questions related to this article

Perceptions of cancer controllability and cancer risk knowledge: The moderating role of race, ethnicity, and acculturation. View questions related to this article

Correlates and geographic patterns of knowledge that physical activity decreases cancer risk. View questions related to this article

Cancer perceptions: Implications from the 2007 health information national trends survey. View questions related to this article

Relationships among health perceptions vary depending on stage of readiness for colorectal cancer screening. View questions related to this article

Determinants of consumer-driven healthcare: Self-confidence in information search, health literacy, and trust in information sources. View questions related to this article

Cancer risk perceptions, beliefs, and physician avoidance in Appalachia: results from the 2008 HINTS Survey. View questions related to this article

Intention to quit smoking: Role of personal and family member cancer diagnosis. View questions related to this article

What does the public know about preventing cancer? Results from the Health Information National TrendsSurvey (HINTS). View questions related to this article

Behavioral correlates of HPV vaccine acceptability in the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS). View questions related to this article

Nutrition-related cancer prevention cognitions and behavioral intentions: testing the risk perception attitude framework. View questions related to this article

Beliefs about cancer causation and prevention as a function of personal and family history of cancer: A national, population-based study. View questions related to this article

Frustrated and Confused: The American Public Rates its Cancer-Related Information-Seeking Experiences. View questions related to this article

Risk perceptions and worry about cancer: does gender make a difference? View questions related to this article

Fatalistic beliefs about cancer prevention and three prevention behaviors. View questions related to this article

Are there gender differences in colorectal cancer test use prevalence and correlates? View questions related to this article

Perceived ambiguity about cancer prevention recommendations: relationship to perceptions of cancer preventability, risk, and worry. View questions related to this article

Predictors of perceived risk for colon cancer in a national probability sample in the United States. View questions related to this article

Cancer information scanning and seeking behavior is associated with knowledge, lifestyle choices, and screening. View questions related to this article



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Would you say you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, strongly disagree with the following statements or do you have no opinion: There are so many recommendations about preventing cancer, it's hard to know which ones to follow.
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Avoiding cancer risk information View questions related to this article

Public Awareness of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests: Findings from the 2013 U.S. Health Information National Trends Survey. View questions related to this article

Information-seeking in cancer survivors: application of the Comprehensive Model of Information Seeking to HINTS 2007 data. View questions related to this article

Parental cancer beliefs and trust in health information from medical authorities as predictors of HPV vaccine acceptability. View questions related to this article

Perceptions of cancer controllability and cancer risk knowledge: The moderating role of race, ethnicity, and acculturation. View questions related to this article

Correlates and geographic patterns of knowledge that physical activity decreases cancer risk. View questions related to this article

Cancer perceptions: Implications from the 2007 health information national trends survey. View questions related to this article

Relationships among health perceptions vary depending on stage of readiness for colorectal cancer screening. View questions related to this article

Determinants of consumer-driven healthcare: Self-confidence in information search, health literacy, and trust in information sources. View questions related to this article

Cancer risk perceptions, beliefs, and physician avoidance in Appalachia: results from the 2008 HINTS Survey. View questions related to this article

Intention to quit smoking: Role of personal and family member cancer diagnosis. View questions related to this article

What does the public know about preventing cancer? Results from the Health Information National TrendsSurvey (HINTS). View questions related to this article

Behavioral correlates of HPV vaccine acceptability in the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS). View questions related to this article

Beliefs about cancer causation and prevention as a function of personal and family history of cancer: A national, population-based study. View questions related to this article

Frustrated and Confused: The American Public Rates its Cancer-Related Information-Seeking Experiences. View questions related to this article

Risk perceptions and worry about cancer: does gender make a difference? View questions related to this article

Fatalistic beliefs about cancer prevention and three prevention behaviors. View questions related to this article

Are there gender differences in colorectal cancer test use prevalence and correlates? View questions related to this article

Perceived ambiguity about cancer prevention recommendations: relationship to perceptions of cancer preventability, risk, and worry. View questions related to this article

Predictors of perceived risk for colon cancer in a national probability sample in the United States. View questions related to this article



Read HINTS Briefs
How likely do you think it is that you will develop cancer in the future?
Read Related Articles
Information-seeking in cancer survivors: application of the Comprehensive Model of Information Seeking to HINTS 2007 data. View questions related to this article

Parental cancer beliefs and trust in health information from medical authorities as predictors of HPV vaccine acceptability. View questions related to this article

Mode Effects in Assessing Cancer Worry and Risk Perceptions: Is Social Desirability Bias at Play? View questions related to this article

The smoking behaviors and cancer-related disparities among urban middle aged and older men involved in the criminal justice system. View questions related to this article

Cancer perceptions: Implications from the 2007 health information national trends survey. View questions related to this article

Recency of pap testing and future testing plans among women aged 18-64: Analysis of the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey. View questions related to this article

Cancer risk perceptions, beliefs, and physician avoidance in Appalachia: results from the 2008 HINTS Survey. View questions related to this article

Intention to quit smoking: Role of personal and family member cancer diagnosis. View questions related to this article

What does the public know about preventing cancer? Results from the Health Information National TrendsSurvey (HINTS). View questions related to this article

Literacy and cancer anxiety as predictors of health status: An exploratory study. View questions related to this article

Nutrition-related cancer prevention cognitions and behavioral intentions: testing the risk perception attitude framework. View questions related to this article

Risk perceptions and worry about cancer: does gender make a difference? View questions related to this article

Understanding health inequalities for uninsured Americans: a population-wide survey. View questions related to this article

Screening practices in cancer survivors. View questions related to this article

Lack of acknowledgment of fruit and vegetable recommendations among nonadherent individuals: associations with information processing and cancer cognitions. View questions related to this article

Perceived ambiguity about cancer prevention recommendations: relationship to perceptions of cancer preventability, risk, and worry. View questions related to this article

Cancer information seeking preferences and experiences: disparities between Asian Americans and Whites in the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS). View questions related to this article

Smokers' unrealistic optimism about their risk. View questions related to this article



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When you hear the word cancer, what type of cancer comes to mind first?
Do you believe these tests are about equally effective in finding colon cancer, or are some more effective than others?
As far as you know, does physical activity or exercise increase the chances of getting some types of cancer, decrease the chances of getting some types of cancer, or does it not make much difference?
Would you say you have about the same lu