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Harben, Alyssa; Robinson, Shelby; de la Fuente, Javier; Bix, Laura – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Drug manufacturers are expected to provide labeling information needed to yield safe and effective product use. However, it is not clear that consumers dose sunscreen, an over-the-counter drug, appropriately; in fact, existing evidence suggests underdosing as a common phenomenon. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of dispensing…
Descriptors: Cancer, Merchandise Information, Safety, Prevention
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Grimes, Amanda; Chrisman, Matthew; Lightner, Joseph – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Introduction: Physical activity (PA), particularly low-impact activities like bicycling, can improve health in older adults. However, bicycling rates are lower in the Midwest than other regions in the United States. Therefore, it is important to identify unique social, personal, and environmental factors that inhibit or promote bicycling, and how…
Descriptors: Barriers, Motivation, Physical Activities, Gender Differences
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Murayama, Hiroshi; Taguchi, Atsuko; Spencer, Michael S.; Yamaguchi, Takuhiro – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: Community health workers (CHWs), often called "health promotion volunteers" in Japan, are individuals who act as a natural helping resource in the community. Aim: This study tested the efficacy of a CHW-based intervention to improve dietary habits among community-dwelling older people in Japan, using a controlled, crossover…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Health Services, Health Personnel, Intervention
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Kim, Grace; Noriega, Chon – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
As entertainment education (EE) becomes an increasingly popular medium for delivering health information, evaluation of EE is key to better understanding how it not only influences audiences but also how it can be better implemented. We suggest that EE evaluation has largely focused on impact while its implementation, specifically through…
Descriptors: Health Education, Television Viewing, Mass Media Use, Ethnic Stereotypes
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Semple, Shirley J.; Pitpitan, Eileen V.; Pines, Heather A.; Harvey-Vera, Alicia; Martinez, Gustavo; Rangel, M. Gudelia; Strathdee, Steffanie A.; Patterson, Thomas L. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Understanding the relationship between cognitive and behavioral processes and long-term behavior change is critical to developing behavior change maintenance interventions. We examined the relationship between cognitive and behavioral safer sex maintenance strategies and condomless vaginal/anal sex with clients among female sex workers (FSWs) in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drinking, Cognitive Processes, Behavior
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Grov, Christian; Stief, Matthew; Westmoreland, Drew A.; MacCrate, Caitlin; Mirzayi, Chloe; Nash, Denis – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Internet-based recruitment can be effective in reaching large numbers of geographically diverse individuals. Geosocial sexual networking apps on smartphones have emerged as the modal way in which men who have sex with men (MSM) meet sex partners, and as venues for sexual health research. We report on the performance of three types of…
Descriptors: Recruitment, Social Media, Computer Oriented Programs, Telecommunications
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Donnelly, Samantha; Buchan, Duncan S.; Gibson, Ann-Marie; Mclellan, Gillian; Arthur, Rosie – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
School-based health activities that involve parents are more likely to be effective for child health and well-being than activities without a parent component. However, such school-based interventions tend to recruit the most motivated parents, and limited evidence exists surrounding the involvement of hard-to-reach parents with low socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Parent Participation, Low Income Groups
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Costanza, Mary E.; Luckmann, Roger; Frisard, Christine; White, Mary Jo; Cranos, Caroline – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background. Long-term continuous adherence to biennial screening mammograms as guidelines recommend remains low. Limited evidence suggests that reminder calls may increase short-term adherence as much as telephone counseling, but research is needed comparing the long-term effects of these two approaches. Purpose. To compare the impacts of two…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Counseling, Cancer, Screening Tests
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Wayment, Heidi A.; Huffman, Ann Hergatt – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Most of the health interventions designed to increase athletes' reporting of potential concussion symptoms have focused only on the individual athlete. Unfortunately, interventions targeted at athletes' knowledge and understanding of concussion risk has not reliably increased their reporting behavior, leading to increased calls for "changing…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Brain, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Intention
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Krause, Neal; Rainville, Gerard – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: Getting a sufficient amount of sleep is an important component of living a healthy lifestyle. Consequently, it is important for researchers to identify the factors that influence sleep duration. Aims: The current study has a twofold objective. The first is to see if two types of social support are associated with sleep duration. The…
Descriptors: Correlation, Sleep, Life Style, Depression (Psychology)
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Cuffee, Yendelela L.; Hargraves, Lee; Rosal, Milagros; Briesacher, Becky A.; Allison, Jeroan J.; Hullett, Sandral – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: John Henryism is defined as a measure of active coping in response to stressful experiences. John Henryism has been linked with health conditions such as diabetes, prostate cancer, and hypertension, but rarely with health behaviors. Aims: We hypothesized that reporting higher scores on the John Henryism Scale may be associated with…
Descriptors: Coping, Stress Management, Hypertension, African Americans
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Guerrero, Lourdes R.; Menkin, Josephine A.; Carrillo, Carmen A.; Reyes, Carmen E.; Trejo, Laura; Banks, Cynthia; Sarkisian, Catherine A. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: The National Council on Aging's Aging Mastery Program (AMP) aims to help older adults implement health behavior and lifestyle changes to promote healthy aging and social engagement. The purpose of the present community-partnered evaluation was to test the effectiveness of AMP implementation in Los Angeles County to improve…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Aging (Individuals), Health Behavior, Life Style
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Bleiweiss-Sande, Rachel; Goldberg, Jeanne; Evans, E. Whitney; Chui, Kenneth; Sacheck, Jennifer – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: Parent-aimed guidance on the topic of processed foods may help limit highly processed foods in children's diets, but little is known about parent understanding and perceptions of these products. Aims: To determine how parent perceptions of processing align with processing classification systems used in research, and to identify…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Immigrants, Parents, Parent Attitudes
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Kino, Shiho; Kawachi, Ichiro – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: Health insurance access and health literacy are critical components of "enabling resources" to encourage uptake of services. We sought to test whether health literacy boosts health services utilization in the context of expanded access to health insurance stemming from the Affordable Care Act. Method: We used individual-level…
Descriptors: Health Insurance, Knowledge Level, Literacy, Access to Health Care
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Zhang, Youjie; Reyes Peralta, Alejandro; Arellano Roldan Brazys, Patricia; Hurtado, Ghaffar Ali; Larson, Nicole; Reicks, Marla – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Latino adolescents face challenges to performing energy balance-related behaviors (EBRBs) to prevent childhood obesity, including healthy dietary intake, adequate physical activity, and limited screen time. Fathers are underrepresented in family-based obesity interventions but could be influential in shaping the EBRBs of Latino children. Three…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Surveys, Hispanic Americans, Fathers
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