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Methodology Reports

HINTS methodology reports include information about the methods, sampling, and procedures used to collect each cycle of HINTS data. Find out about data cleaning and weighting, along with information on response rates.

  • HINTS 5, Cycle 3 (2019) Methodology Report: (PDF 797 KB) and Web Pilot Report: (PDF 3.2 MB)
  • HINTS 5, Cycle 2 (2018) Methodology Report: (PDF 596 KB)
  • HINTS 5, Cycle 1 (2017) Methodology Report: (PDF 651 KB)
  • HINTS-FDA, Cycle 2 (2017) Methodology Report: (PDF 581 KB)
  • HINTS-FDA (2015) Methodology Report: (PDF 589 KB)
  • HINTS 4, Cycle 4 (2014) Methodology Report: (PDF 2.2 MB)
  • HINTS 4, Cycle 3 (2013) Methodology Report: (PDF 658 KB)
  • HINTS 4, Cycle 2 (2012) Methodology Report: (PDF 534 KB)
  • HINTS 4, Cycle 1 (2011) Methodology Report: (PDF 651 KB)
  • HINTS Puerto Rico 2009 Methodology Report: (PDF 590 KB)
  • HINTS 3 (2007) Methodology Report: (PDF 866 KB)
  • HINTS 2 (2005) Methodology Report: (PDF 1.6 MB)
  • HINTS 1 (2003) Methodology Report: (PDF 1.2 MB)