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HINTS Questions Used in this Brief

HINTS Brief 36: How Americans View the Accuracy and Value of Cancer Screening Tests

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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)

H5Cyc4 = HINTS 5 Cycle 4 (2020)

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Risk Perceptions
Medical tests or exams such as colonoscopies, mammograms, and Pap tests that check for early signs of cancer can definitely tell that a person has cancer.
When medical tests or exams such as colonoscopies, mammograms, and Pap tests that check for early signs of cancer find something abnormal, more tests are needed to know if it is cancer.
When medical tests or exams such as colonoscopies, mammograms, and Pap tests that check for early signs of cancer find something abnormal, it is very likely to be cancer.
The harms of medical tests or exams such as colonoscopies, mammograms, and Pap tests that check for early signs of cancer sometimes outweigh the benefits.