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Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)

Metadata Updated: July 26, 2023

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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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 26, 2023

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 26, 2023
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 2023-07-25
Category Health
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 009:00
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Program Code 009:031
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Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2003-10-02T00:00:00-04:00/2003-10-02T00:00:00-04:00

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