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Im, Hyojin; Swan, Laura E. T. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: Previous research that revealed a high prevalence of low health literacy among immigrants and refugees tended to over emphasise functional health literacy as a risk factor for low health status and poor disease management. Despite a significant knowledge gap, little has been investigated regarding critical health literacy (CHL) in…
Descriptors: Literacy, Health Behavior, Refugees, Land Settlement
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Liao, Li-Ling; Lai, I-Ju; Chang, Li-Chun – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study aimed to investigate the nutrition literacy status of Taiwanese college students and to assess the relationship between nutrition literacy and healthy-eating behaviours. Design: Cross-sectional design with convenience sampling. Setting: Six universities in northern, central and southern Taiwan; both national and private…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Health Behavior, Eating Habits, Literacy
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Hunt, Sarah; Wei, Yifeng; Kutcher, Stan – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: Mental health concerns on university campuses are increasing in the UK. Improving mental health literacy (MHL) for students may be a useful part of an integrated approach to effectively address these concerns. This study evaluated a previously demonstrated effective Canadian campus MHL resource in a UK student sample. Design: This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Mental Health, Literacy
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Gibson, Isla; Whitelaw, Sandy; Topping, Christopher; Kopela, Joanna – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The objective of this research was to explore how accessible the concept of food and physical literacy is for health and well-being professionals, and assess its potential effect on service delivery. Design: Formative research and 'concept testing' with potential deliverers of food and physical literacy. Setting: Dumfries and Galloway,…
Descriptors: Obesity, Food, Well Being, Literacy