Skip to content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Skip to content

Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)

Metadata Updated: April 21, 2021

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.

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: See this page for license information.

Downloads & Resources


Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 21, 2021

Metadata Source

Harvested from

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 21, 2021
Publisher National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health & Human Services
Identifier e070c4c9-e4cf-4494-9e0a-40eb5761809e
Data First Published 2012-08-01
Data Last Modified 2021-03-12
Category Health
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 009:00
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Data Dictionary
Harvest Object Id a90df6a3-4df8-4e4f-a6ec-ff2a9ec91544
Harvest Source Id 651e43b2-321c-4e4c-b86a-835cfc342cb0
Harvest Source Title
Homepage URL
Program Code 009:031
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash bb24b47260ad69d318456d2c4b0b55ce2b66d397
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2003-10-02T00:00:00-04:00/2003-10-02T00:00:00-04:00

Didn't find what you're looking for? Suggest a dataset here.

An official website of the GSA's Technology Transformation Services

Looking for U.S. government information and services?