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HINTS Questions Used in this Published Article

Health information-seeking on behalf of others: characteristics of "surrogate seekers"., Cutrona SL, Mazor KM, Vieux SN, Luger TM, Volkman JE, Finney Rutten LJ., Journal of Cancer Education, March 2015

37 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
The most recent time you looked for information about health or medical topics, where did you go first?
Based on the results of your most recent search for information about health or medical topics, how much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? It took a lot of effort to get the information you needed.
Based on the results of your most recent search for information about health or medical topics, how much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? You felt frustrated during your search for the information.
Based on the results of your most recent search for information about health or medical topics, how much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? You were concerned about the quality of the information.
Based on the results of your most recent search for information about health or medical topics, how much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? The information you found was hard to understand.
Imagine that you had a strong need to get information about health or medical topics. Where would you go first?
Internet Use
In the past 12 months, have you done the following things while using the Internet? Looked for health or medical information for yourself?
In the past 12 months, have you done the following things while using the Internet? Looked for health or medical information for someone else?
In the last 12 months, have you used the Internet for any of the following reasons? Bought medicine or vitamins on-line
In the last 12 months, have you used the Internet for any of the following reasons? Participated in an on-line support group for people with a similar health or medical issue?
... Looked for information about physical activity or exercise?
In the last 12 months, have you used the Internet for any of the following reasons? Looked for information about quitting smoking?
In the last 12 months, have you used the Internet for any of the following reasons? Looked for a health care provider?
In the last 12 months, have you used the Internet for any of the following reasons? Downloaded health-related information to a mobile device, such as an MP3 player, cell phone, tablet computer or electronic book device?
In the last 12 months, have you used the Internet for any of the following reasons? Visited a “social networking” site, such as “Facebook” or “LinkedIn” to read and share about medical topics
In the last 12 months, have you used the Internet for any of the following reasons? Wrote in an on-line diary or “blog” (i.e., Web log) about any type of health topic
In the last 12 months, have you used the Internet for any of the following reasons? Kept track of personal health information such as care received, test results, or upcoming medical appointments
Nutrition and Physical Activity
... Looked for information about physical activity or exercise?