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Nagler, E. M.; Aghi, M.; Rathore, A.; Lando, H.; Pednekar, M. S.; Gupta, P. C.; Stoddard, A. M.; Kenwood, C.; Penningroth, B.; Sinha, D. N.; Sorensen, G. – Health Education Research, 2020
Although tobacco use is declining in several countries including India (dropping from 35% in 2009-10 to 29% 2016-17 among adults)--it still poses a huge burden on India, as the world's second largest consumer of tobacco products. In Bihar state, with a prevalence of 25%, the Bihar School Teachers Study (BSTS) successfully enlisted teachers as role…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Smoking, Health Behavior, Behavior Change
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Araz-Ledezma, Ana B.; Massar, Karlijn; Kok, Gerjo – Health Education Research, 2020
Adolescents in Panama face multiple challenges to their sexual health, rights and well-being such as high rates of teenage pregnancy (~30% of all pregnancies), increased HIV infections and sexual violence. In the absence of sufficient evidence-based data and an ongoing debate in Panamanian society about how to approach "adolescents' health…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Decision Making, Environmental Influences
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Nalukwago, Judith; Alaii, Jane; van den Borne, Bart; Bukuluki, Paul Mukisa; Kimbowa, Musa; Bockh, Emily; Coutinho, Sheila Marunga; Crutzen, Rik – Health Education Research, 2020
This study is a process evaluation of an adolescent-focused intervention of the USAID Communication for Healthy Communities program, in Uganda. We used mixed methods including observation, consultations and review of program documents to collect data on program coverage, reach and factors influencing implementation. Findings show that program…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Programs, Adolescents, Program Effectiveness
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Weiger, C. V.; Alexander, T. N.; Moran, M. B. – Health Education Research, 2020
Smoking education and prevention campaigns have had marked success in reducing rates of tobacco use among adolescents, however, disparities in use continue to exist. It is critical to assess if adolescents at risk for tobacco use are being exposed to antitobacco campaigns. We used data from Wave 2 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Education, Health Programs, Prevention
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Lynggaard, V.; Zwisler, A. D.; Taylor, R. S.; May, O.; Nielsen, C. V. – Health Education Research, 2020
We assessed the effects of the patient education strategy 'Learning and Coping' (LC) in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) on mortality and readmissions by exploring results from the LC-REHAB trial. In all, 825 patients with ischaemic heart disease or heart failure were randomized to the intervention arm (LC-CR) or the control arm (standard CR) at three…
Descriptors: Patient Education, Heart Disorders, Rehabilitation, Therapy
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Hoffmann, Laura; Mlinaric, Martin; Mlard, Nora; Leo, Teresa; Grard, Adeline; Lindfors, Pirjo; Kunst, Anton E.; Richter, Matthias – Health Education Research, 2020
School tobacco policies (STPs) are a crucial strategy to reduce adolescents smoking. Existing studies have investigated STPs predominantly from a school-related 'insider' view. Yet, little is known about barriers that are not identified from the 'schools' perspective', such as perceptions of local stakeholders. Forty-six expert interviews from…
Descriptors: Barriers, Program Implementation, School Policy, Prevention
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Dono, Joanne; Miller, Caroline; Ettridge, Kerry; Wilson, Carlene – Health Education Research, 2020
A systematic scoping review of anti-smoking mass media campaign literature provided opportunity to explore how social normative theories and constructs are used to influence smoking cessation. Synthesis of findings was constrained by significant heterogeneity. Nevertheless, the results indicate that a broader conceptualization of social norm is…
Descriptors: Behavior Standards, Social Behavior, Smoking, Health Promotion
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Winskell, K.; Sabben, G.; Akelo, V.; Ondeng'e, K.; Odero, I.; Mudhune, V. – Health Education Research, 2020
Electronic games delivered via smartphones have the potential to become valuable tools in HIV prevention in high-prevalence and low-resource international settings. To ground theoretical elaboration around novel mHealth interventions in contextual realities, it is important to understand the mechanisms of their effects as perceived by local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Rhodes, Scott D.; Alonzo, Jorge; Mann-Jackson, Lilli; Song, Eunyoung Y.; Tanner, Amanda E.; Garcia, Manuel; Smart, Benjamin D.; Baker, Logan S.; Eng, Eugenia; Reboussin, Beth A. – Health Education Research, 2020
The Latinx population in the United States is disproportionately affected by HIV. Our community-based participatory research partnership developed, implemented and evaluated a Spanish-language peer navigation intervention designed to increase HIV testing and condom use among social networks of immigrant Spanish-speaking Latinx gay, bisexual and…
Descriptors: Peer Counseling, Intervention, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Prevention
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Gittelsohn, J.; Jock, B.; Poirier, L.; Wensel, C.; Pardilla, M.; Fleischhacker, S.; Bleich, S.; Swartz, J.; Trude, Angela C. B. – Health Education Research, 2020
OPREVENT2 was a multilevel, multicomponent (MLMC) adult obesity prevention that sought to improve access and demand for healthier food and physical activity opportunities in six Native American communities in the Southwest and Midwest. OPREVENT2 worked with worksites, food stores, schools (grades 2-6), through social media and mailings, and with a…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Intervention, Obesity, Health Behavior
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Bonnesen, Camilla Thørring; Jensen, Marie P.; Madsen, Katrine R.; Toftager, Mette; Rosing, Johanne A.; Krølner, Rikke F. – Health Education Research, 2020
Process evaluation of public health interventions is important for understanding intervention results and can help explain why interventions succeed or fail. This study evaluated implementation of a school-based intervention combining educational and environmental strategies to prevent stress among Danish high school students. We investigated dose…
Descriptors: Prevention, Stress Variables, Public Health, Educational Strategies
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Hesselink, Gijs; Sir, Özcan; Öztürk, Ekin; Heiwegen, Nikki; Olde Rikkert, Marcel; Schoon, Yvonne – Health Education Research, 2020
Emergency physicians (EPs) often regard care for older adults as complex, while they lack sufficient geriatric skills. This study evaluates the effect of a geriatric education program on EPs' geriatric knowledge, attitude and medical practice when treating older adults. A mixed-methods study was performed on EPs from two Dutch hospitals. Effects…
Descriptors: Geriatrics, Older Adults, Physicians, Medical Education
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Ablah, Elizabeth; Umansky, Emily; Wilcox, Elizabeth A.; Usher, Jeff; Church, Jennifer; Barnes, Virginia – Health Education Research, 2019
Recruiting for wellness initiatives is challenging. WorkWell KS, a statewide worksite wellness initiative, offers unique worksite recruitment strategies that may serve as lessons. From 2012 to 2018, WorkWell KS utilized champions, well-connected local leaders, to recruit worksites. A total of 784 worksites were recruited for at least one WorkWell…
Descriptors: Recruitment, Wellness, Occupational Safety and Health, Employees
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Chung, Jae Eun; Lee, Chul-Joo – Health Education Research, 2019
One critical yet understudied concept associated with cancer information is cancer fatalism, i.e. deterministic thoughts about the cause of cancer, the inability to prevent it and the unavoidability of death upon diagnosis. The aim of this study is to understand how information seeking about cancer online influences cancer fatalism and whether and…
Descriptors: Cancer, Information Seeking, Online Searching, Psychological Patterns
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Rosenberg, M.; Lester, L.; Maitland, C.; Teal, R. – Health Education Research, 2019
Commercial companies invest in sport and arts sponsorship to align their brand with highly engaged spectators. Competing for spectator attention are government and non-government organizations promoting healthy lifestyles. This study investigated spectator engagement on the effectiveness of health messages promoted at sponsored events. Surveys…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Audience Response, Audiences, Adults
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