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HINTS Questions Used in this Published Article

Cancer risk perceptions, beliefs, and physician avoidance in Appalachia: results from the 2008 HINTS Survey., Vanderpool RC, Huang B., Journal of Health Communication, December 2010

14 Items found.

Legend

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)

H5Cyc3 = HINTS 5 Cycle 3 (2019)

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Cancer Perceptions and Knowledge
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.
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.
How likely do you think it is that you will develop cancer in the future?
How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? When I think of cancer, I automatically think of death.
How much do you agree or disagree that Cancer is most often caused by a person's behavior or lifestyle?
...Getting checked regularly for cancer helps find cancer when it's easy to treat.
...People can tell they might have cancer before being diagnosed.
...Cancer is an illness that when detected early can typically be cured.
Health Services
I avoid seeing my doctor because I feel uncomfortable when my body is being examined.
I avoid seeing my doctor because I fear I may have a serious illness.
I avoid seeing my doctor because it makes me think about dying.
Health Status
Some people avoid visiting their doctor even when they suspect they should. Would you say this is true for you, or not true for you?
Risk Perceptions
How likely do you think it is that you will develop cancer in the future?