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National Cancer Institute

April 8, 2021 HINTS Data Update: NCIHINTSusers reports errors and remediation procedures

Errors have been discovered in 3 previous HINTS datasets, Please review this email and the associated documentation that is contained in the revised data files found on the HINTS website, and if you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at, and we would be happy to assist you. We regret these errors and hope that they will not impact your work too severely.

See the HINTS 5 Cycle 3 methodology report Section 4.2 and Appendices I and J for further information and guidance.  


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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) (Formerly HCFA)

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics (Forum)

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