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Health Information National Trends Survey
Part of NCI's Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences

HINTS Questions Used in this Published Article

Cancer survivors information seeking behaviors: A comparison of survivors who do and do not seek information about cancer., Mayer DK, Terrin NC, Kreps GL, Menon U, McCance K, Parsons SK, Mooney KH., Patient Education and Counseling, March 2007

38 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 Communication
Not including your doctor or other health care provider, has someone else ever looked for information about cancer for you?
How useful was the cancer-related information you got from the Internet?
Please tell me whether you might like to get information about cancer by watching a video cassette?
...by reading materials created for you based on your personal lifestyle and family history?
...by using an interactive computer CD-ROM that lets you select information you want?
...by receiving a telephone call from a health care professional who could talk with you and answer your questions?
...by meeting in person with a health care professional?
Is there any other way you'd like to get information about cancer? (SPECIFY)
Demographics
Health Communication
In the past 12 months, how often have you used the Internet to look for advice or information about cancer?
Why did you decide to use the Internet to look for information about cancer?
Health Services
Not including psychiatrists and other mental health professionals, is there a particular doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you see most often?
Health Status
How long ago were you diagnosed with cancer? (WhenDiagnosedCancer Age Recode)
Internet Use
How useful was the cancer-related information you got from the Internet?
When you use the Internet at home, do you mainly access it through...
Which of the following, if any, are the reasons you do not access the Internet? Because you are not interested.
In the past 12 months, how often have you used the Internet to look for advice or information about cancer?
Why did you decide to use the Internet to look for information about cancer?
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