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

Opportunities and Challenges for the Use of Large-Scale Surveys in Public Health Research: A Comparison of the Assessment of Cancer Screening Behaviors., Hamilton J, Breen N, Klabunde C, Moser R, Leyva B, Breslau E, Kobrin S., Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, October 2014

33 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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Breast Cancer
When did you have your most recent mammogram to check for breast cancer?
Cancer Perceptions and Knowledge
... You are reluctant to get checked for skin cancer because you fear you may have it.
Cervical Cancer
Would you agree to have Pap smears every three years if your health care provider recommended it?
Colon Cancer
When did you have your most recent sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy to check for colon cancer?
Is there any particular reason why you haven't gotten a {sigmoidoscopy/(or) colonoscopy} yet?
Have you thought about getting {a/another} {sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?}
Would you say that you plan to get one, you don't plan to get one, or you're undecided?
Demographics
Have you ever served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces, military Reserves or National Guard? Active duty does not include training in the Reserves or National Guard, but DOES include activation, for example, for the Persian Gulf War.
Health Services
Has a doctor ever discussed with you whether or not you should have the PSA test?
In that discussion, did the doctor ask you whether or not you wanted to have the PSA test?
Health Status
Patient-provider Communication
Thinking about the last time a health care provider talked to you about a PSA test, did your health care provider encourage you to ask questions or express any concerns you had about PSA testing? Would you say yes, definitely; yes, somewhat; or no, not at all?
Prostate Cancer
Have you ever heard of a PSA or prostate-specific antigen test?
Thinking about the last time a health care provider talked to you about a PSA test, did your health care provider encourage you to ask questions or express any concerns you had about PSA testing? Would you say yes, definitely; yes, somewhat; or no, not at all?
Skin Cancer
... You are reluctant to get checked for skin cancer because you fear you may have it.
Tobacco Use
Smoking Status (Composite of Smoke100 and SmokeNow Recode)
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