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National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency - making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

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Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)

The Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) is a biennial, cross-sectional survey of a nationally-representative sample of American adults that is used to assess the impact of the health information environment. The survey provides updates on changing patterns, needs, and information opportunities in health; Identifies changing communications trends and practices; Assesses cancer information access and usage; Provides information about how cancer risks are perceived; and Offers a testbed to researchers to test new theories in health communication.

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FieldValue
Publisher
Modified
2020-03-03
Release Date
2012-08-01
Identifier
e070c4c9-e4cf-4494-9e0a-40eb5761809e
Temporal Coverage
2003-10-02
License
Author
National Institutes of Health
Data Dictionary
Contact Name
NCI HINTS
Contact Email
Additional Info: 
FieldValue

Agency Program URL

http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/brp/hcirb/

Collection Frequency

Annually

Collection Instrument

http://hints.cancer.gov/instrument.aspx

Date Released

2003-10-02 00:00:00

Date Updated

2014-06-15 00:00:00

License Agreement Required

1

Subject Area 1

Population Statistics

Technical Documentation

http://hints.cancer.gov/instrument.aspx

Unit of Analysis

Person

author_id

http://healthdata.gov/id/agency/nih

hd2-workflow-id

23024

Bureau Code
009:00 - Department of Health and Human Services
Program Code
009:031 - Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Scientific Services
Data Quality
False