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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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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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Evans, W. Douglas; Andrade, Elizabeth L.; Barrett, Nicole; Snider, Jeremy; Cleary, Sean; Edberg, Mark – Health Education Research, 2019
The authors designed and evaluated an innovative, branded campaign called 'Adelante' to promote positive youth development (PYD) and reduce risk behaviors among Latino youth near Washington, DC. Repeated cross-sectional surveys were conducted in the intervention and a comparison community to evaluate campaign exposure and changes in PYD outcomes.…
Descriptors: Marketing, Community Programs, Hispanic Americans, Adolescents
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Arabyat, Rasha M.; Borrego, Matthew; Hamidovic, Ajna; Sleath, Betsy; Raisch, Dennis W. – Health Education Research, 2019
The non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) among college students is escalating at an alarming rate. A limited number of studies have utilized a theoretical framework to influence this behavior. To utilize the reasoned-action approach theory to design and evaluate a web-based intervention to influence students' attitudes, perceived norms…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, College Students, Student Attitudes, Social Attitudes
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Abbott, Laurie S.; Slate, Elizabeth H.; Lemacks, Jennifer L. – Health Education Research, 2019
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major cause of death among people living in the United States. Populations, especially minorities, living in the rural South are disproportionately affected by CVD and have greater CVD risk, morbidity and mortality. Culturally relevant cardiovascular health programs implemented in rural community settings can…
Descriptors: Heart Disorders, Death, At Risk Persons, Minority Groups
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Gwede, Clement K.; Sutton, Steven K.; Chavarria, Enmanuel A.; Gutierrez, Liliana; Abdulla, Rania; Christy, Shannon M.; Lopez, Diana; Sanchez, Julian; Meade, Cathy D. – Health Education Research, 2019
Despite established benefits, colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is underutilized among Latinos/Hispanics. We conducted a pilot 2-arm randomized controlled trial evaluating efficacy of two intervention conditions on CRC screening uptake among Latinos receiving care in community clinics. Participants (N = 76) were aged 50-75, most were foreign-born,…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Health Promotion, Intervention, Hispanic Americans
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Ko, Dami; Myung, Eunyoung; Moon, Tae-Joon; Shah, Dhavan V. – Health Education Research, 2019
Although low socio-economic status (SES) persons with diabetes show low levels of physical activity (PA), there is limited knowledge regarding which media is effective in improving their PA. This study aimed to determine the appropriate media for providing PA-related information to persons with diabetes in low SES compared with those in high SES.…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Diabetes, Physical Activity Level, Mass Media Effects
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Yuan, Nicole P.; Nair, Uma S.; Crane, Tracy E.; Krupski, Laurie; Collins, Bradley N.; Bell, Melanie L. – Health Education Research, 2019
Home smoking bans may be an effective way to promote tobacco cessation among treatment seeking smokers. Few studies have examined this relationship in a quitline setting. Data were obtained from 14,296 adults who were enrolled in a state quitline between January 2011 and July 2016. This study investigated whether cessation rates varied by changes…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Behavior, Intervention, Adults
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Nandha, B.; Meenakshy, V.; Abdul Khader, Nazer; Vijayakumar, K. N.; Jambulingam, P. – Health Education Research, 2019
Lymphatic filariasis (LF), a neglected tropical disease is targeted for elimination globally by 2020. National Health Policy of India set the goal by 2017 and annual single-dose mass drug administration (MDA) with anti-filarial drugs is in operation in endemic districts since 2004. Performance and effectiveness of MDA was diverse across the nation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Diseases, Immunization Programs
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González-Salvado, Violeta; Abelairas-Gómez, Cristian; Peña-Gil, Carlos; Neiro-Rey, Carmen; Barcala-Furelos, Roberto; González-Juanatey, José Ramón; Rodríguez-Núñez, Antonio – Health Education Research, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a novel cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training method embedded in a cardiac rehabilitation program at enhancing patients' CPR and defibrillation skills. One hundred and fourteen participants with coronary heart disease enrolled on an exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation program were…
Descriptors: Training, Rehabilitation, Heart Disorders, Teaching Methods
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Rubin, D. A.; Wilson, K. S.; Honea, K. E.; Castner, D. M.; McGarrah, J. G.; Rose, D. J.; Dumont-Driscoll, M. – Health Education Research, 2019
Process evaluations provide insight into the implementation of complex interventions. This study is a process evaluation for the implementation of a parent-led physical activity intervention at home with youth with a rare neurodevelopmental disorder (Prader-Willi syndrome, PWS) and youth with non-syndromal obesity (NSO). Participants included 42…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Intervention, Neurological Impairments, Developmental Disabilities
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Menrath, Ingo; Ernst, Gundula; Lange, Karin; Eisemann, Nora; Szczepanski, Ruediger; Staab, Doris; Degner, Mareike; Thyen, Ute – Health Education Research, 2019
For frequent pediatric chronic conditions, especially less common chronic conditions patient education programs are missing. A recently developed modular patient education approach (ModuS) combines disease-specific modules with generic psychosocial topics. ModuS was associated with increased disease-specific knowledge and improvements in families'…
Descriptors: Child Health, Chronic Illness, Patient Education, Program Effectiveness
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