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Shaw, Susan J.; Korchmaros, Josephine D.; Huebner Torres, Cristina; Totman, Molly S.; Lee, Jeannie K. – Health Education Research, 2019
This study aims to contribute to the development of community-responsive research approaches by describing the research methods used in the RxHL study and the interprofessional and community-based collaboration that produced them. The mixed-method RxHL study was developed in close consultation with staff and providers at our research site, a…
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Compliance (Psychology), Research Methodology, Costs
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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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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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Kim, Minjin; Lee, Haeok; Kiang, Peter; Allison, Jeroan – Health Education Research, 2019
Although Korean American women have a higher risk of developing cervical cancer, currently there are limited culturally relevant intervention strategies for improving primary prevention of cervical cancer by promoting HPV vaccination in this population. This study reports the development of a cross-cultural, cross-generational storytelling HPV…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Females, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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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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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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Buller, M. K.; Bettinghaus, E. P.; Fluharty, L.; Andersen, P. A.; Slater, M. D.; Henry, K. L.; Liu, X.; Fullmer, S.; Buller, D. B. – Health Education Research, 2019
The homophily principle, that perceived similarities among people produce positive reactions, is a cross-cultural, global phenomenon. This study aimed to test the prediction that photographs that depict models similar to the target population improve health communication by increasing perceived identification in three racial/ethnic populations.…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Communication Strategies, Health Behavior
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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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McGinty, Emma E.; Siddiqi, Sameer; Linden, Sarah; Horwitz, Joshua; Frattaroli, Shannon – Health Education Research, 2019
Many of the policies shown to benefit the public's health in research studies are never widely implemented. We conducted a qualitative and exploratory multiple-case study of three U.S. academic research-policy translation initiatives that resulted in the development, enactment and/or implementation of evidence-based policies to address public…
Descriptors: Public Health, Weapons, Narcotics, Drug Abuse
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Bernhart, J. A.; Dunn, C. G.; Wilcox, S.; Saunders, R. P.; Sharpe, P. A.; Stucker, J. – Health Education Research, 2019
Faith-based health promotion programs have been effective in increasing healthy eating (HE) and physical activity (PA). Very few reports exist regarding church leaders' anticipated and experienced barriers and facilitators to program implementation. Pastors (n = 38, 70%) and program coordinators (n = 54, 100%) from churches (N = 54) who attended a…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Churches, Barriers, Program Implementation
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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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Musekamp, G.; Gerlich, C.; Ehlebracht-Knig, I.; Dorn, M.; Hfter, A.; Tomiak, C.; Schlittenhardt, D.; Faller, H.; Reusch, A. – Health Education Research, 2019
The objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of a self-management patient education programme for fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) as compared with usual care education in inpatient rehabilitation. In a multicentre cluster-randomized controlled trial, 583 inpatients in 3 rehabilitation centres received an advanced self-management patient education…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Self Management, Patient Education, Fatigue (Biology)
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