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Altinel, B.; Akin, B. – Health Education Research, 2022
This study was intended to analyze the effect of multiple initiations on beliefs about cervical cancer, health responsibility, and screening participation. In total, 134 women aged 40-55 years, who were at risk of cervical cancer and had never had a Pap smear before, were randomly assigned to the experimental (n = 67) and control (n = 67) groups.…
Descriptors: Females, Cancer, Health Behavior, Screening Tests
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Neil, Jordan M.; Parker, Naomi D.; Levites Strekalova, Yulia A.; Duke, Kyle; George, Thomas; Krieger, Janice L. – Health Education Research, 2022
Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are suboptimal, partly due to poor communication about CRC risk. More effective methods are needed to educate patients, but little research has examined best practices for communicating CRC risk. This multi-method study tests whether tailoring CRC risk information increases screening intentions. Participants…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Risk, Cancer, Screening Tests
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Hadi, Ella N.; Tambunan, Eviana S.; Pratomo, Hadi; Priyohastono, Sutanto; Rustina, Yeni – Health Education Research, 2022
This study aimed to assess the impact of health education on the caring practices of low-birthweight (LBW) infant mothers in Central Jakarta, Indonesia. A quasi-experiment design with a pretest--post-test control group model was conducted on 159 mothers (78 in the intervention group and 81 in the control group) of LBW infants treated in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Education, Body Weight, Infants
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Li, Danyi; Fu, Linyun; Yang, Yuanyuan; An, Ruopeng – Health Education Research, 2022
Social media holds the potential to engage adolescents and young adults and to facilitate interventions improving Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPVV). This article systematically reviewed the literature on Cochrane Library, PubMed, Web of Science, EMBASE, Scopus and CINAHL. Interventions delivered or facilitated by social media with outcomes of…
Descriptors: Social Media, Adolescents, Young Adults, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Goodman, Samantha; Hammond, David – Health Education Research, 2022
Few studies have compared knowledge of the specific health risks of cannabis across jurisdictions. This study aimed to examine perceptions of the health risks of cannabis in Canada and US states with and without legal non-medical cannabis. Cross-sectional data were collected from the 2018 and 2019 International Cannabis Policy Study online…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Marijuana, Risk, Health
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Song, Yunya; Wang, Sai; Xu, Qian – Health Education Research, 2022
Designing corrective messages to debunk misinformation online is an important practice toward ending the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic as health-related misinformation has proliferated on social media misguiding disease prevention measures. Despite research on the use of statistical evidence and message modality in persuasion, the…
Descriptors: Social Media, Deception, Computer Mediated Communication, COVID-19
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Dwairej, Lubna; Ahmad, Muayyad – Health Education Research, 2022
Managing hypertension is not only concerned with lowering blood pressure (BP) by using antihypertensive medications but also aims at minimizing its consequences through adopting self-care. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of mobile application on self-care, BP control, self-efficacy and hypertension-related knowledge among…
Descriptors: Hypertension, Daily Living Skills, Drug Therapy, Self Management
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McCrory, Alanna; Best, Paul; Maddock, Alan – Health Education Research, 2022
Highly visual social media (HVSM) platforms, such as Snapchat, Instagram and TikTok, are increasingly popular among young people. It is unclear what motivates young people to engage with these specific highly visual platforms and what impact the inherent features of HVSM have on young people's mental health. Nine semi-structured focus group…
Descriptors: Social Media, Mental Health, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Ndungu, Jane; Ngcobo-Sithole, Magnolia; Gibbs, Andrew – Health Education Research, 2022
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a global concern. Interventions designed to prevent IPV are often participatory in nature, implemented in face-to-face settings and seek to create 'safe social spaces'. We however do not fully understand how safe social spaces can be created in online spaces. Our study sought to understand the possibility of…
Descriptors: Simulated Environment, Prevention, Intervention, Family Violence
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Rodon, Carole; Chin, Jessie; Chevalier, Aline – Health Education Research, 2022
Health literacy (HL) is critical to find, understand and use health information for adopting appropriate health behavior, especially during a pandemic crisis in which people can be exposed to an overwhelming amount of information from different media. To this end, we conducted an online study to first validate the measure of COronaVIrus Disease…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Knowledge Level, Health, Foreign Countries
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Richman, Alice R.; Torres, Essie; Wu, Qiang; Eldridge, David; Lawson, Luan – Health Education Research, 2022
We assessed human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention practices and HPV literacy of pediatricians, family physicians and medical students in North Carolina. An online survey was distributed to physicians in 2018, and paper surveys were collected among medical students in 2019. Surveys measured HPV literacy, HPV prevention practices and HPV prevention…
Descriptors: Immunization Programs, Physicians, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Health Promotion
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Ronneberg, Corina R.; Lv, Nan; Ajilore, Olusola A.; Gerber, Ben S.; Venditti, Elizabeth M.; Snowden, Mark B.; Steinman, Lesley E.; Wittels, Nancy E.; Barve, Amruta; Dosala, Sushanth; Rosas, Lisa G.; Kringle, Emily A.; Ma, Jun – Health Education Research, 2022
The objective of this study was to present lessons learned about engagement, delivery modality and pandemic impact while delivering a collaborative care intervention with a socioeconomically, racially and ethnically diverse sample. Participants completed a post-intervention survey (n = 41) on experiences and preferred intervention delivery…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Obesity, Depression (Psychology)
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Flores-Peña, Y.; He, M.; Sosa, E. T.; Avila-Alpirez, H.; Trejo-Ortiz, P. M.; Gutiérrez-Sánchez, G. – Health Education Research, 2022
The Healthy Change Program aimed to improve the accuracy of maternal perceptions of children's weight (MPCW), maternal feeding style (MFS) and feeding practices. Using a randomized control trial design, the intervention group received 4-weekly group sessions focusing on MPCW, MFS and healthy behaviors. The control group received the same dose of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mother Attitudes, Child Health, Obesity
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Woodard, Nathaniel; Chen, Chang; Huq, Maisha R.; He, Xin; Knott, Cheryl L. – Health Education Research, 2022
Training lay community members to implement health promotion interventions is an effective method to educate medically underserved populations. Some trainings are designed for individuals who already have a health-related background; however, others are developed for those with no previous health promotion experience. It is unknown whether those…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Lay People, Intervention, Correlation
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Coats, Ellen M.; Farrelly, Matthew C.; Henes, Amy L.; Pikowski, Jessica M.; Brown, Elizabeth M.; Nonnemaker, James M. – Health Education Research, 2022
Current use of vaping products has increased in recent years among youth in the United States. We conducted cross-sectional surveys of vaping product users aged 15-17 in New York in 2017 and 2019 to assess vaping frequency, reported nicotine content of vaping products used, risk perceptions of vaping and openness to vaping cannabis (2019 survey…
Descriptors: Smoking, Adolescents, Risk, Attitudes
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