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HINTS Questions Used in this Published Article

Smokers who use Internet and smokers who don't: Data from the Health Information and National Trends Survey (HINTS)., Stoddard JL, Augustson EM., Nicotine & Tobacco Research, December 2006

65 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
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)
Cancer Perceptions and Knowledge
How likely do you think it is that the average {male/female} cigarette smoker will develop lung cancer in the future?
Overall, how many people who develop lung cancer do you think are cured?
Would you say the average smoker has about the same lung cancer risk as a non-smoker, a little higher lung cancer risk than a non-smoker, twice the non-smoker's risk, 5 times the non-smoker's risk or 10 or more times the non-smoker's risk?
Would you say you have about the same lung cancer risk as a non-smoker, a little higher lung cancer risk than a non-smoker, twice the non-smoker's risk, 5 times the non-smoker's risk, or 10 or more times the non-smoker's risk?
Demographics
Health Communication
In the past seven days, how many days did you read a magazine?
Health Services
During the past 12 months, not counting times you went to an emergency room, how many times did you go to a doctor, nurse, or other health professional to get care for yourself?
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
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel so sad that nothing could cheer you up?
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel nervous?
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel restless or fidgety?
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel hopeless?
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel that everything was an effort?
During the past 30 days, how often did you feel worthless?
Internet Use
Which of the following, if any, are the reasons you do not access the Internet? Because you are not interested.
Lung Cancer
How likely do you think it is that you will develop lung cancer in the future?
How likely do you think it is that the average {male/female} cigarette smoker will develop lung cancer in the future?
Overall, how many people who develop lung cancer do you think are cured?
Would you say the average smoker has about the same lung cancer risk as a non-smoker, a little higher lung cancer risk than a non-smoker, twice the non-smoker's risk, 5 times the non-smoker's risk or 10 or more times the non-smoker's risk?
Would you say you have about the same lung cancer risk as a non-smoker, a little higher lung cancer risk than a non-smoker, twice the non-smoker's risk, 5 times the non-smoker's risk, or 10 or more times the non-smoker's risk?
Risk Perceptions
How likely do you think it is that you will develop lung cancer in the future?
How likely do you think it is that the average {male/female} cigarette smoker will develop lung cancer in the future?
Would you say the average smoker has about the same lung cancer risk as a non-smoker, a little higher lung cancer risk than a non-smoker, twice the non-smoker's risk, 5 times the non-smoker's risk or 10 or more times the non-smoker's risk?
Would you say you have about the same lung cancer risk as a non-smoker, a little higher lung cancer risk than a non-smoker, twice the non-smoker's risk, 5 times the non-smoker's risk, or 10 or more times the non-smoker's risk?
Tobacco Use
How likely do you think it is that you will develop lung cancer in the future?
On the average, how many cigarettes do you now smoke a day?
Tobacco companies have recently introduced new types of cigarettes that are claimed to have fewer harmful chemicals or carcinogens. These have names like Eclipse, Accord, Advance, and Omni. Have you ever tried one of these products?
How likely do you think it is that the average {male/female} cigarette smoker will develop lung cancer in the future?
Overall, how many people who develop lung cancer do you think are cured?
Would you say the average smoker has about the same lung cancer risk as a non-smoker, a little higher lung cancer risk than a non-smoker, twice the non-smoker's risk, 5 times the non-smoker's risk or 10 or more times the non-smoker's risk?
Would you say you have about the same lung cancer risk as a non-smoker, a little higher lung cancer risk than a non-smoker, twice the non-smoker's risk, 5 times the non-smoker's risk, or 10 or more times the non-smoker's risk?
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