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HINTS Questions Used in this Published Article

How Accurate Are Americans’ Perceptions of Their Own Weight?, Squiers L, Renaud J, McCormack L, Tzeng J, Bann C, Williams P., Journal of Health Communication, June 2014

20 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)

H5Cyc3 = HINTS 5 Cycle 3 (2019)

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Demographics
Health Communication
There are so many different messages about whether being overweight is harmful to one's health it is hard to know what weight one should maintain to be healthy.
Health Status
Nutrition and Physical Activity
In a typical week, how many days do you do any physical activity or exercise of at least moderate intensity, such as brisk walking, bicycling at a regular pace, swimming at a regular pace, and heavy gardening?
There are so many different messages about whether being overweight is harmful to one's health it is hard to know what weight one should maintain to be healthy.
Right now do you feel you are...overweight, slightly overweight, underweight, slightly underweight, or just about the right weight for you?
To what extent do you believe that obesity is inherited. Would you say...
To what extent do you believe that obesity is caused by overeating and not exercising?
Risk Perceptions
Overall, how confident are you about your ability to take good care of your health?