Robin C. Vanderpool, DrPH, CHES Senior Research Coordinator NCIs Cancer Information Service – Mid South Region TN CCC Summit 2009
Experts Recommend National Surveillance Program Changes in health information environment Usage across channels and sources nationally Combine channel usage with knowledge, attitudes, behaviors Build an evidence base for planners, administrators, communicators, practitioners, and policy makers Cancer Risk Communication: What We Know and What We Need to Learn - NCI Monograph, No. 25, 1999.
Knowledge, Attitudes, Behavior Investments in Cancer Communication New Communication Environment Why HINTS
Computer-Assisted Telephone Interview Random Digit Dial (RDD) –Supplemented with web-based (2005) and mail (2007) versions to help increase response rates National probability sample of general adult population (18+) Conducted in both English and Spanish Repeated cyclically to track trends Survey Methods
Published Research HINTS Web Site 35+ Publications 50+ Posters 25+ Presentations
HINTS Professional Conferences January 20-21, 2005 St. Petes Beach, Florida (Richard Moser, Organizer) May 4-5, 2007 Pasadena, California (Lila Rutten, Organizer) September 24-25, 2009 Silver Spring, MD www.hintsmeeting.com
-HINTS 2003 -Media Use -Information Seeking -Risk Perceptions -Cancer Knowledge -Patient-Provider Communication Editors: Bradford Hesse, Richard Moser, Lila Rutten, Gary Kreps Research From the Baseline
Brief 1: Information Seeking Brief 2: Lifestyle & Behavior Brief 3: Screening Awareness Brief 4: Physical Activity Brief 5: HPV Brief 6: Sun Safety Brief 7: Progress in Communication Brief 8: Providers and the Internet Brief 9: Public Confusion Brief 10: Cancer Survivors Brief 11: Tobacco Related Knowledge Brief 12: Hispanics Information Cancer Seeking Experiences HINTS Briefs
HINTS 2003 and 2005 Data Report Rutten LF, Moser RP, Beckjord EB, Hesse BW, Croyle RT. (2007) Cancer Communication: Health Information National Trends Survey. Washington, D.C.: National Cancer Institute.
Map 1 Regional Estimates of Internet Use for Health Information (2003 Map 2 Regional Estimates of Internet Use for Health Information (2005) Regional Estimates
Map 3 Knowledge of Age at Which to Begin Mammogram (2003) Map 4 Knowledge of Mammography Screening Frequency (2003) Regional Estimates
Map 8 Regional Estimates of Awareness of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) (2005)
Map 10 Regional Estimates of Knowledge of Smoking-Cancer Link (2003)