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Blake, Kelly D.; Thai, Chan; Falisi, Angela; Chou, Wen-Ying Sylvia; Oh, April; Jackson, Devlon; Gaysynsky, Anna; Hesse, Bradford W. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: The use of videos for patient and public health education has been widely adopted and well documented in the literature. Aims: To conduct a systematic review of empirical studies that used video-based interventions for cancer prevention and control to document study designs, settings, approaches, targeted cancer sites and behaviors,…
Descriptors: Cancer, Video Technology, Intervention, Prevention
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Fujimoto, Kayo; Wang, Peng; Li, Dennis H.; Kuhns, Lisa M.; Amith, Muhammad; Schneider, John A. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Many younger Black men who have sex with men (YBMSM) are exposed to homonegativity, societal stigma, and racial discrimination in their social environment. This study uses a social network modeling methodology to identify aspects of the social environment that are not often described, that is, the places and spaces or "venues" where…
Descriptors: Males, Homosexuality, Prevention, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Chu, Kar-Hai; Shensa, Ariel; Colditz, Jason B.; Sidani, Jaime E.; Hoffman, Beth L.; Sinclair, David; Krauland, Mary G.; Primack, Brian A. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: The use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarette) offers potential to facilitate cigarette smoking cessation, yet potentially increases risk of cigarette smoking initiation. This relationship has been primarily modeled in mathematical ways that often do not represent real-world complexities, which could inform decisions regarding local…
Descriptors: Smoking, Electronic Equipment, Risk, Health Behavior
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Probst, Charlotte; Vu, Tuong Manh; Epstein, Joshua M.; Nielsen, Alexandra E.; Buckley, Charlotte; Brennan, Alan; Rehm, Jürgen; Purshouse, Robin C. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: By defining what is "normal," appropriate, expected, and unacceptable, social norms shape human behavior. However, the individual-level mechanisms through which social norms impact population-level trends in health-relevant behaviors are not well understood. Aims: To test the ability of social norms mechanisms to predict…
Descriptors: Drinking, Simulation, Social Behavior, Behavior Standards
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Ares, Gastón; Machín, Leandro; Vidal, Leticia; Aschemann-Witzel, Jessica; Otterbring, Tobias; Curutchet, María Rosa; Giménez, Ana; Bove, Isabel – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Nutritional warnings are intended to enable citizens to make informed choice by clearly identifying food products with excessive content of nutrients associated with noncommunicable diseases. The efficacy of this public policy is expected to improve if accompanied by communication campaigns that raise awareness of the existence of nutritional…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Motivation, Nutrition, Merchandise Information
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Turel, Ofir – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
This study theorizes and tests moderators (perceived availability of marijuana and age-group) of the association between adolescents' frequency of marijuana ad exposure and past-year marijuana use. To test this model, I analyzed national survey data from 9,024 American adolescents with hierarchical regression techniques. Results showed that being…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Age Differences, Adolescents, Incidence
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Hennessy, Erin; Economos, Christina D.; Hammond, Ross A. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: Whole-of-community interventions have been recommended and show promise for preventing obesity; however, research to understand the mechanisms underlying their success or failure is lacking. Complex systems approaches may be useful to address this gap. Purpose: To describe the evolution and utilization of qualitative and quantitative…
Descriptors: Obesity, Prevention, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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Lipkus, Isaac M.; Cobb, Caroline O.; Eissenberg, Thomas – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: Waterpipe tobacco smoking is associated with many negative health outcomes due to toxicants produced by heating the tobacco using charcoal or electrical heaters. Little is known about how young adult waterpipe tobacco smokers perceive harms of these heating sources. Aims: To examine young adult waterpipe tobacco smokers' perceived…
Descriptors: Cancer, Health Behavior, Risk, Smoking
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Glasser, Allison M.; Barton, Alexis; Rath, Jessica; Simard, Bethany; Rose, Shyanika W.; Hair, Elizabeth; Vallone, Donna – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Despite declines in overall cigarette smoking in the United States, menthol cigarette smoking prevalence has increased among young adults (18-25 years) and remains constant among older adults (26 years and older). Disparities in menthol cigarette use exist, with higher prevalence among younger adult smokers and among racial/ethnic minority…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Behavior, Incidence, Young Adults
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Swanson, Marissa; MacKay, Morag; Yu, Sophie; Kagiliery, Alexis; Bloom, Koren; Schwebel, David C. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
When used correctly, child restraint systems (CRS) effectively reduce the risk of serious injury and death to child passengers in motor vehicle crashes. However, error rates in CRS use among caregivers are extremely high. Consultation with child passenger safety technicians (CPST) reduces misuse rates, but access to CPST is limited, particularly…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Restraints (Vehicle Safety), Child Safety, Error Patterns
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Lee, Joseph G. L.; Shook-Sa, Bonnie E.; Gilbert, Jeffrey; Ranney, Leah M.; Goldstein, Adam O.; Boynton, Marcella H. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: There are well-documented inequities in smoking between sexual and gender minority (SGM; e.g., lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender [LGBT]) and straight and cisgender people. However, there is less information about risk for and resilience against smoking among SGM people. Such information is critical for understanding etiology and…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Resilience (Psychology), Smoking, Minority Groups
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Kim, Minjin; Lee, Haeok; Kiang, Peter; Aronowitz, Teri; Sheldon, Lisa Kennedy; Shi, Ling; Allison, Jeroan J. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Korean American women have substantially greater incidence rates of cervical cancer and the lowest rates of cervical cancer screening in the United States. However, there has been minimal research to promote human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among this population. A pilot randomized controlled trial was conducted to evaluate preliminary…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Jones, Emily; Zuest, Luciana; Bulger, Sean; Elliott, Eloise; Cho, Kibum; Lilly, Christa – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: Schools are an important setting for health promotion because they afford children and adolescents numerous opportunities to accumulate the recommended physical activity (PA) minutes and make other health-related decisions, including healthy eating. Unfortunately, there is little evidence of coordinated school-based health…
Descriptors: Intervention, Health Promotion, Rural Schools, Child Health
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Azagba, Sunday; Shan, Lingpeng; Latham, Keely – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. There has been a rapidly changing marijuana policy environment and increased acceptability related to marijuana in the United States. How the changing environment will potentially influence adolescents age of initiation remains unknown. While much of extant…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Drug Abuse, High School Students, Adolescents
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Valente, Thomas W.; Vega Yon, George G. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
This study models how new ideas, practices, or diseases spread within and between communities, the diffusion of innovations or contagion. Several factors affect diffusion such as the characteristics of the initial adopters, the seeds; the structure of the network over which diffusion occurs; and the shape of the threshold distribution, which is…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Innovation, Communicable Diseases, Social Networks
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