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Health Information National Trends Survey
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HINTS Questions Used in this Published Article

Health care use amongst online buyers of medications and vitamins., Desai K, Chewning B, and Mott D., Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, January 2015

24 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
Overall, how confident are you that you could get advice or information about health or medical topics if you needed it?
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?
During the past 12 months, did you use any complementary, alternative, or uncoventional therapies such as herbal supplements, acupuncture, chiropractic, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, or Tai Chi?
The following questions are about your communication with all doctors, nurses, or other health professionals you saw during the past 12 months... How often did doctors, nurses, or other health professionals give you the chance to ask all the health-related questions you had?
The following questions are about your communication with all doctors, nurses, or other health professionals you saw during the past 12 months…How often did doctors, nurses, or other health professionals give the attention you needed to your feelings and emotions?
The following questions are about your communication with all doctors, nurses, or other health professionals you saw during the past 12 months…How often did they make sure you understood the things you needed to do to take care of your health?
The following questions are about your communication with all doctors, nurses, or other health professionals you saw during the past 12 months…How often did they help you deal with feelings of uncertainty about your health or health care?
Health Status
Internet Use
In the past 12 months, have you talked to a doctor, nurse, or other health professional about any kind of health information you have gotten from the Internet?
In the past 12 months when you talked with a health care professional, how interested were they in hearing about the information you found on-line?
In the last 12 months, have you used the Internet for any of the following reasons? Bought medicine or vitamins on-line
Patient-provider Communication
In the past 12 months, have you talked to a doctor, nurse, or other health professional about any kind of health information you have gotten from the Internet?
In the past 12 months when you talked with a health care professional, how interested were they in hearing about the information you found on-line?
In general, how often do you do each of the following? Take with you to your doctor visit any kind of health information you have found
Risk Perceptions
Overall, how confident are you about your ability to take good care of your health?
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