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Published Articles that use this HINTS Question: The following questions are about your communication with all doctors, nurses, or other health professionals you saw during the past 12 months…How often did doctors, nurses, or other health professionals give the attention you needed to your feelings and emotions?

Taber J, Howell J, Emanuel A, Klein W, Ferrera R, Harris P  2015  Associations of spontaneous self-affirmation with health care experiences and health information seeking in a national survey of US adults  Psychology and Health   28: 1-18.

Blanch-Hartigan D, Chawla N, Beckjord EI, Forsythe LP, de Moor JS, Hesse BW, Arora NK  2015  Cancer survivors' receipt of treatment summaries and implications for patient-centered communication and quality of care  Patient Education and Counseling   2015 Jun 17. pii: S0738-3991(15)00278-5. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2015.06.005. [Epub ahead of print]

Finney Rutten LJ, Agunwamba AA, Beckjord E, Hesse BW, Moser RP, Arora NK  2015  The Relation Between Having a Usual Source of Care and Ratings of Care Quality: Does Patient-Centered Communication Play a Role?  Journal of Health Communication   26:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]

Orom H  2015  Nativity and Perceived Healthcare Quality  Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health   [Epub ahead of print]

Chan, YM  2015  The Confidence of Health Information Seeking Behaviors from the Internet.  Academic Research International   6(1)

Desai K, Chewning B, and Mott D.  2015  Health care use amongst online buyers of medications and vitamins.  Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy   pii: S1551-7411(15)00003-0

Calo WA, Ortiz AP, Colon-Lopez V, Krasny S, Tortolero-Luna G.  2014  Factors associated with perceived patient-provider communication quality among Puerto Ricans.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved   25(2):491-502

Kannan VD, Veazie PJ.  2014  Predictors of avoiding medical care and reasons for avoidance behavior.  Medical Care   52(4):336-45


Ho MY, Lai JY, Cheung WY.  2011  The influence of physicians on colorectal cancer screening behavior.  Cancer Causes & Control   22(12):1659-68

Underhill ML, Kiviniemi MT.  2011  The association of perceived provider-patient communication and relationship quality with Colorectal Cancer screening.  Health Education and Behavior   39(5):555-63


Ciampa PJ, Osborn CY, Peterson NB, Rothman RL  2010  Patient numeracy, perceptions of provider communication, and colorectal cancer screening utilization.  Journal of Health Communication   15 Suppl 3:157-68

Hou J, Shim M.  2010  The role of provider-patient communication and trust in online sources in Internet use for health-related activities.  Journal of Health Communication   15 Suppl 3:186-99

Kaufman A, Augustson E, Davis K, Finney Rutten LJ.  2010  Awareness and use of tobacco quitlines: evidence from the Health Information National Trends Survey.  Journal of Health Communication   15 Suppl 3:264-78

Koch-Weser S, Bradshaw YS, Gualtieri L, Gallagher SS.  2010  The Internet as a health information source: findings from the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey and implications for health communication.  Journal of Health Communication   15 Suppl 3:279-93


Ye J, Shim R  2010  Perceptions of Health Care Communication: Examining the Roleof Patients’ Psychological Distress.  National Medical Association   102(12):1237-42

Kaphingst KA, Lachance CR, Condit CM.  2009  Beliefs about heritability of cancer and health information seeking and preventive behaviors.  Journal of Cancer Education   24(4):351-6