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Liu, Yong-bing; Xue, Ling-ling; Xue, Hui-ping; Hou, Ping – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between health literacy, self-care agency, social support and health status among elderly Chinese nursing home residents in Xinjiang. Design: Participants were selected using a stratified cluster random sampling design. Setting: The study was conducted from September 2011 to…
Descriptors: Health, Literacy, Questionnaires, Structural Equation Models
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Wang, Claudia; Seo, Dong-Chul; Geib, Roy W – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: To describe the process of developing a Health Qigong programme for stressed children using a formative evaluation approach. Methods: A multi-step formative evaluation method was utilised. These steps included (1) identifying programme content and drafting the curriculum, (2) synthesising effective and age-appropriate pedagogies, (3)…
Descriptors: Health Programs, Exercise, Children, Anxiety
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Wu, Dan; Yang, Tingzhong; Cottrell, Randall R.; Zhou, Huan; Yang, Xiaozhao Y.; Zhang, Yanqin – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of different tobacco health-warning images on intention to quit smoking among urban Chinese smokers. The different tobacco health-warning images utilised in this study addressed the five variables of age, gender, cultural-appropriateness, abstractness and explicitness. Design:…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Promotion, Urban Areas, Health Education
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Tan, Sijie; Wang, Jianxiong; Zhang, Yibing; Zhang, Chen – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: The study aim was to explore associations between daily physical activity level, cardiorespiratory fitness and metabolic syndrome among Chinese children. Design: We conducted a school-based, cross-sectional study. Setting: Participants including 112 boys and 121 girls were recruited from three schools in the urban suburbs of Tianjin…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level, Physical Fitness, Metabolism
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Seo, Dong-Chul; Torabi, Mohammad R.; Chin, Ming-Kai; Lee, Chung Gun; Kim, Nayoung; Huang, Sen-Fang; Chen, Chee Keong; Mok, Magdalena Mo Ching; Wong, Patricia; Chia, Michael; Park, Bock-Hee – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: To identify levels of moderate-intensity physical activity (MPA) and vigorous-intensity physical activity (VPA) in a representative sample of college students in six East Asian economies and examine their relationship with weight, alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking. Design: Cross-sectional survey. Setting: College students…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Body Composition, Drinking, Smoking
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Xu, L. J.; Meng, Q.; He, S. W.; Yin, X. L.; Tang, Z. L.; Bo, H. Y.; Lan, X. Y. – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: This study collected on from all research relating to health education and hypertension in China and, with the aid of meta-analysis tools, assessed the outcomes of such health education. The analysis provides a basis for the further development of health-education programmes for patients with hypertension. Methods: Literature searches…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hypertension, Health Education, Meta Analysis
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Tung, Wei-Chen; Hu, Jie; Efird, Jimmy Thomas; Yu, Liping; Su, Wei – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objectives: To assess the knowledge, attitudes, sources of HIV information and behaviours related to HIV, and to explore the difference in the HIV knowledge and attitudes between genders and school years among college students in China. Design: Descriptive, cross-sectional. Setting: 475 college students from two universities in China. Method: Data…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Prevention, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Mass Media
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Yu, Xiaoming; Yang, Tubao; Wang, Shumei; Zhang, Xin – Health Education Journal, 2012
Background: Health education in primary and middle schools in China has been implemented for more than two decades since 1990s. This study aims to assess the students' health literacy gained through school health education, and provide scientific base to the concerned government agencies for updating the relevant national policy for school-based…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Public Agencies, Foreign Countries, Comprehensive School Health Education
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Yuan, Si-Yang; Freeman, Ruth – Health Education Journal, 2011
Objective: To examine if social support in the guise of a culturally sensitive, community-based oral health intervention could promote mother-infant bonding in socially-isolated immigrant mothers. Design: A quasi-experimental design. Participants: A convenience sample of 36 Chinese immigrant mothers with 8-week-old infants was divided into…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Quasiexperimental Design, Intervention, Health Education
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Tse, Samson; Laverack, Glenn; Nayar, Shoba; Foroughian, Shirin – Health Education Journal, 2011
Objectives and Settings: A growing Asian population currently resides in New Zealand, yet under half of this population claim the support they are entitled to in the face of an accident and injury. This research is focused on identifying ways of effectively engaging the Chinese community in health-promotion programmes to prevent and/or reduce…
Descriptors: Expertise, Accidents, Music Education, Health Promotion
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Thomas, Michelle A – Health Education Journal, 2006
Objective: This paper reports women seafarers' experiences of sexual harassment. Design: Data reported in this paper were collected as part of a larger study exploring company policies and practices relating to women seafarers and the experiences of women seafarers themselves. Setting: Data reported here was collected with women from seven…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Females, Focus Groups, Semiskilled Workers