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Birtwistle, S. B.; Ashcroft, G.; Murphy, R.; Gee, I.; Poole, H.; Watson, P. M. – Health Education Research, 2019
Exercise referral schemes aim to increase physical activity amongst inactive individuals with or at risk of long-term health conditions. Yet many patients referred to these schemes (by health professionals) fail to take up the exercise opportunities on offer. Understanding factors influencing uptake to exercise referral schemes may help improve…
Descriptors: Exercise, Physical Activity Level, Patients, Health Behavior
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Jones, J.; Carter, B.; Wilkerson, R.; Kramer, C. – Health Education Research, 2019
This study assessed attitudes toward HIV and awareness of previous HIV prevention campaigns among young black men in the United States of America (USA). The study also ascertained the appropriateness of HIV testing messages for young black men and explored the use of social networking sites to deliver HIV testing messages for social media…
Descriptors: Social Media, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Prevention, Males
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Whiteside-Mansell, Leanne; Swindle, Taren M – Health Education Research, 2019
This study examined nutrition intervention curriculum, "Together We Inspire Smart Eating" (WISE). WISE is a research-based, nutrition promotion curriculum specifically designed for pre-school children from families with limited resources. The design was non-randomized treatment/control with standardized pre-/post-test assessments.…
Descriptors: Pretests Posttests, At Risk Students, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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Niederdeppe, J.; Kemp, D.; Jesch, E.; Scolere, L.; Greiner Safi, A.; Porticella, N.; Avery, R. J.; Dorf, M. C.; Mathios, A. D.; Byrne, S. – Health Education Research, 2019
Exposure to cigarette advertising can increase the likelihood of youth smoking initiation and may encourage people who already smoke to continue. Requiring prominent, graphic warning labels could reduce these effects. We test whether graphic versus text-only warning labels in cigarette advertisements influence cognitive and emotional factors…
Descriptors: Smoking, Cues, Advertising, Imagery
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Wong, Josephine Pui-Hing; Kteily-Hawa, Roula; Chambers, Lori A.; Hari, Shriya; Vijaya, Chikermane; Suruthi, Ragulan; Islam, Shazia; Vahabi, Mandana – Health Education Research, 2019
Story-based learning is well recognized as an effective strategy for adult health education. However, there is a scarcity of research on story-based health education among women in South Asian diasporic communities. To address this gap, we undertook a pilot study in Toronto to explore how South Asian women respond to the use of fact-based and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Health Behavior, Asians
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Passmore, S.; Jones, L. – Health Education Research, 2019
There has been an emphasis on schools to promote healthy lifestyles and many intervention programmes have attempted this. Most programmes are evaluated at the time and/or shortly afterwards. This is a review of the impact and sustainability of the Health for Life programme 2--5 years after the initial phase. It captures the experiences of the…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Health Promotion, Life Style
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Cavallo, Dana A.; Kong, Grace; Ells, Daniel M.; Camenga, Deepa R.; Morean, Meghan E.; Krishnan-Sarin, Suchitra – Health Education Research, 2019
Rates of e-cigarette use are high among youth, and there is little known about the long-term health effects of e-cigarettes. Since peer influence is a powerful determinant of tobacco use, we aimed to identify message themes about e-cigarettes that youth would use to encourage or discourage peers from using e-cigarettes. We conducted 10 focus…
Descriptors: Smoking, Prevention, Youth, Peer Influence
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de Vries, Hein; Pajor, Emlia M.; Curfs, Kenny C. J.; Eggers, Sander M.; Oenema, Anke – Health Education Research, 2019
Food supplement use can have beneficial and detrimental effects, making informed decisions about supplement use important. How these decisions are made and which communication strategies can stimulate informed decision making is unclear. This study identified the important characteristics of (i) informed decision making about food supplement use…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Delphi Technique, Food, Nutrition
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Pizacani, Barbara; Rohde, Kristen; Fenaughty, Andrea; Tutiakoff, Tiffany – Health Education Research, 2019
Smoking incurs heavy financial costs for direct medical expenditures and lost productivity related to premature death. The Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program designed a media campaign called 'The Real Cost' to raise awareness of the economic cost of smoking to all Alaskans, regardless of their smoking status. The campaign presented this…
Descriptors: Smoking, Costs, Mass Media Effects, Health Education
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Wallerstein, Nina; Oetzel, John G.; Duran, Bonnie; Magarati, Maya; Pearson, Cynthia; Belone, Lorenda; Davis, Joyce; DeWindt, Lori; Kastelic, Sarah; Lucero, Julie; Ruddock, Charmaine; Sutter, Erika; Dutta, Mohan J. – Health Education Research, 2019
Health education research emphasizes the importance of cultural understanding and fit to achieve meaningful psycho-social research outcomes, community responsiveness and external validity to enhance health equity. However, many interventions address cultural fit through cultural competence and sensitivity approaches that are often superficial. The…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Community Involvement, Health Education, Intervention
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Nguyen, Thi Thu Huong; White, Katherine M.; Sendall, Marguerite C.; Young, Ross McD. – Health Education Research, 2019
Alcohol use is common among Vietnamese students. Previous qualitative findings showed Vietnamese medical students believed they were not binge drinkers while reporting many binge drinking occasions they participated in or witnessed. This dichotomy warrants examination. This study aims to establish drinking patterns and examine the factors…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Health Behavior, Intention
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Vu, Milkie; Bednarczyk, Robert A.; Escoffery, Cam; Getachew, Betelihem; Berg, Carla J. – Health Education Research, 2019
Young adulthood is a critical time for catch-up HPV vaccination. We assessed predictors of vaccine recommendation and initiation among college students. We analysed cross-sectional surveys from 2397 students using multivariable logistic regressions. Guided by the Socio-ecological and Health Belief Models, measures included socio-demographic…
Descriptors: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Health Promotion, Immunization Programs, Student Attitudes
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Ou, Judy Y.; Warner, Echo L.; Nam, Gina E.; Martel, Laura; Carbajal-Salisbury, Sara; Fuentes, Vicky; Wetter, David W.; Kirchhoff, Anne C.; Kepka, Deanna – Health Education Research, 2019
Hispanics have the lowest colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates of all racial/ethnic groups and comprise the largest proportion of low-income manual laborers in the nation. We partnered with businesses to implement a community health worker (CHW)-led intervention among Hispanic workers in service-related and manual labor occupations, which often…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Cancer, Health Promotion, Health Behavior
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Medone, Paula; Hernndez-Surez, Carlos M. – Health Education Research, 2019
Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya arboviruses (DZC), mainly transmitted by mosquito "Aedes aegypti," are global health public issues affecting 390 million people each year. In most endemic countries, vector control strategies have been focused on reducing breeding sites and adult mosquito populations. Most health communication strategies have…
Descriptors: Diseases, Disease Control, Entomology, Foreign Countries
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Molina, Yamil; Watson, Karriem S.; San Miguel, Liliana G.; Aguirre, Karen; Hernandez-Flores, Mariana; Giraldo, Tatiana B.; Lucio, Araceli; Coronado, Nora; Matthews, Phoenix A. – Health Education Research, 2019
We offer a framework and exemplify how to integrate multiple community perspectives in research to develop breast cancer screening interventions among Latinas non-adherent to national guidelines. We leverage members of an academic institution's community consultative service [community engagement advisory board (CEAB) members]; study team members…
Descriptors: Cancer, Screening Tests, Females, Hispanic Americans
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