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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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Colon Cancer
How likely do you think it is that you will develop colon cancer in the future?
Compared to the average person your age, would you say that you are more likely to get colon cancer, less likely, or about as likely?
What are some things that people can do to reduce their chances of getting colon cancer?
Would you say you agree or disagree with the following statements? There's not much you can do to lower your chances of getting colon cancer.
... Colon cancer develops over a period of several years.
... There are ways to slow down or disrupt the development of colon cancer.
... Colon cancer is most often caused by a person's behavior or lifestyle.
... It seems like almost everything causes 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.
Compared to the average {man/woman} your age, would you say that you are more likely to get colon cancer, less likely, or about as likely?
Has a doctor, nurse or other health professional ever advised you to get a test to check for colon cancer?
Have you ever done a stool blood test using a home kit?
When did you do your most recent stool blood test using a home kit to check for colon cancer?
A sigmoidoscopy and a colonoscopy are both tests that examine the bowel by inserting a tube in the rectum. Have you ever had either a colonoscopy or a sigmoidoscopy?
When did you have your most recent sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy to check for colon cancer?
Is there any particular reason why you haven't done a home stool blood test yet?
Have you thought about doing {a/another} home stool blood test?
Would you say that you plan to do one, you don't plan to do one, or you're undecided?
When do you expect to do your next home stool blood test?
In general, once people start doing home blood stool tests, about how often should they do them?
Have you ever heard of a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?
How long before your most recent {sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy} was your last one?
Is there any particular reason why you haven't gotten a {sigmoidoscopy/(or) colonoscopy} yet?
Have you thought about getting {a/another} {sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?}
Would you say that you plan to get one, you don't plan to get one, or you're undecided?
When do you expect to have {your next/a} {sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy}?
In general, once people start having sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy exams, about how often should they have them?
Would you say you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, strongly disagree, or do you have no opinion with the following statements: Arranging to get checked for colon cancer would be easy for you.
...Getting checked for colon cancer is too expensive.
When would you say the risk of colon cancer is the highest, when you're under 40 years old, between 40 and 60 years old, or over 60 years old?
Have you ever heard of a fecal occult or stool blood test?
How long before your most recent stool test was your last one?
Think about the last time a doctor, nurse or other health professional told you that you should get a test to check for colon cancer. When did that discussion take place?
Think about the last time a doctor, nurse or other health professional told you that you should get a test to check for colon cancer. Was it within the last five years?
Who talked to you about getting a test to check for colon cancer?
Who talked to you about getting a test to check for colon cancer?
Who talked to you about getting a test to check for colon cancer?
The last time you were told you should be tested for colon cancer, which of the following tests did the {doctor, nurse, or other health professional} describe?
Did the {doctor, nurse, or other health professional} describe any other test?
What test did the {doctor, nurse, or other health professional} describe?
The last time you were told you should be tested for colon cancer, did the {doctor, nurse, or other health professional} recommend to you any particular test?
Which test to check for colon cancer did the {doctor, nurse, or other health professional} recommend to you?
What was the main reason you did your most recent stool blood test using a home kit?
When did you have your most recent colonoscopy to check for colon cancer?
What was the main reason you had your most recent colonoscopy?
When did you have your most recent sigmoidoscopy to check for colon cancer?
What was the main reason you had your most recent sigmoidoscopy?
Do you believe these tests are about equally effective in finding colon cancer, or are some more effective than others?
Which test (or tests) do you believe is more effective in finding colon cancer?
Did the {doctor, nurse, or other health professional} describe colonoscopy?
Did the {the doctor, nurse, or other health professional} describe sigmoidoscopy?
You are afraid of finding colon cancer if you were checked.
Has a doctor ever told you that you could choose whether or not to have a test for colon cancer?
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