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HINTS Questions Used in this Published Article

Frustrated and Confused: The American Public Rates its Cancer-Related Information-Seeking Experiences., Arora NK, Hesse BW, Rimer BK, Viswanath K, Clayman ML, Croyle RT., Journal of General Internal Medicine, March 2008

11 Items found.

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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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Not including your doctor or other health care provider, has someone else ever looked for information about cancer for you?
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Based on the results of your most recent search for information about cancer, how much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? You were concerned about the quality of the information.
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