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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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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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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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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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Lorthios-Guilledroit, A.; Filiatrault, J.; Richard, L. – Health Education Research, 2019
Peer education is widely used as a health promotion strategy. However, few efforts have been undertaken to understand the implementation of peer-led health promotion programs (HPPs). This multiple-case study identifies factors facilitating the implementation of a peer-led HPP for older adults presenting with fear of falling ("Vivre en…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Health Programs, Health Promotion, Peer Teaching
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Strand, Mark A.; He, Meizi; Johnson, Ryan; Perry, Judith; Yin, Zenong – Health Education Research, 2019
High prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes has emerged as a concern in China. The Pathway to Health Program was designed to prevent type 2 diabetes onset in prediabetic women in a north China urban community. This process evaluation of a randomized controlled trial analysed participant surveys at the 6- and 12-month assessment times, participant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation, Health Promotion, Prevention
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Sadeghi, Reza; Mazloomy-Mahmoodabad, Seyed-Saeed; Rezaeian, Mohsen; Fallahzadeh, Hossein; Khanjani, Narges – Health Education Research, 2019
In recent years, the geographic information system (GIS) application has used the latest spatial data to help researchers make the right decisions in the shortest time. This study was conducted with the aim of using geographic information systems (ArcGIS) for selecting the best location for installing banners and billboards in a health campaign.…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Geographic Location, Signs, Health Promotion
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Berg, Carla J.; Dekanosidze, Ana; Torosyan, Arevik; Grigoryan, Lilit; Sargsyan, Zhanna; Hayrumyan, Varduhi; Topuridze, Marina; Sturua, Lela; Harutyunyan, Arusyak; Kvachantiradze, Lela; Maglakelidze, Nino; Gamkrelidze, Amiran; Abovyan, Romela; Bazarchyan, Alexander; Kegler, Michelle C. – Health Education Research, 2019
Local coalitions can advance public health initiative but have not been widely used or well-studied in low- and middle-income countries. This paper provides (i) an overview of an ongoing matched-pairs community-randomized controlled trial in 28 communities in Armenia and Georgia (N = 14/country) testing local coalitions to promote smoke-free…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Smoking, Public Health, Developing Nations
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Kienen, Nadia; Wiltenburg, Thais Distefano; Bittencourt, Lorna; Scarinci, Isabel C. – Health Education Research, 2019
The purpose of this article is to describe the development of a theory-based, culturally and gender-relevant Community Health Worker (CWH)-led tobacco cessation intervention for low-income Brazilian women who augments the tobacco cessation program offered through the public health system using Intervention Mapping (IM). We began with the…
Descriptors: Smoking, Intervention, Program Development, Females
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Ghasab Shirazi, Morvarid; Kazemi, Ashraf; Kelishadi, Roya; Mostafavi, Firoozeh – Health Education Research, 2019
This study aims to evaluate the impact of a social cognitive theory (SCT)-based intervention on dietary behaviors and behavioral determinants. A randomized controlled trial was conducted with 230 adolescent girls (13-15 years old) in the intervention (n=115), and control group (n = 115), in Isfahan, Iran. Interventions were focused on changing SCT…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Intervention, Control Groups
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Nugroho, Adi; Coulter, Robert W. S.; Erasmus, Vicki; Laksmono, Pipiet A.; Mihari, Tengku S.; Richardus, Jan Hendrik – Health Education Research, 2019
Implementers of outreach program in Indonesia often provide formal training for their outreach workers (OWs) only at the startup. We believe continuous training can be provided by experienced OWs at any time if an appropriate training package is available. Using a one-group pre-test-post-test study design; we developed, implemented and evaluated…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Males, Sexuality, Homosexuality
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