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Yang, Bo; Nan, Xiaoli; Zhao, Xinyan – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of independent vs interdependent self-construal in non-smokers' responses to an anti-smoking message that focuses on either personal or relational consequences of smoking. Design/methodology/approach: Two web-based experimental studies were conducted among US college non-smokers. In the…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Smoking, Attitude Measures, Attitude Change
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Gong, Jie; Zhang, Zhifeng; Zhu, Zhaoyang; Wan, Jun; Yang, Niannian; Li, Fang; Sun, Huiling; Li, Weiping; Xia, Jiang; Zhou, Dunjin; Chen, Xinguang – Health Education, 2012
Purpose: The paper seeks to report data on cigarette smoking, anti-smoking practices, physicians' receipt of anti-smoking training, and the association between receipt of the training and anti-smoking practice among physicians in Wuhan, China. Design/methodology/approach: Participants were selected through the stratified random sampling method.…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Smoking, Physicians, Patients
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Chen, Xinguang; Tang, Xiaolan; Stanton, Bonita; Li, Hanwu; Chen, Weiqing – Health Education, 2012
Purpose: The reduction of tobacco use among medical students is a potentially powerful strategy to reduce tobacco use among future health professionals, who in turn, can have significant impact on tobacco use among patients as well as the general population in China. The goal of this study is to update information on the prevalence of cigarette…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Smoking, Incidence, Health Personnel
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Szymona, Katie; Quick, Virginia; Olfert, Melissa; Shelnutt, Karla; Kattlemann, Kendra K.; Brown-Esters, Onikia; Colby, Sarah E.; Beaudoin, Christina; Lubniewski, Jocelyn; Maia, Angelina Moore; Horacek, Tanya; Byrd-Bredbenner, Carol – Health Education, 2012
Purpose: Little is known about health-related advertising on university environments. Given the power of advertising and its potential effect on health behaviors, the purpose of this paper is to assess the health-related advertisement environment and policies on university campuses. Design/methodology/approach: In total, ten geographically and…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Health Behavior, Physical Activities, Smoking
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Burke, Eimear; McCarthy, Bernard – Health Education, 2011
Purpose: Only limited published research is available exploring the lifestyle practices of student nurses. The purpose of this paper is to explore the lifestyle behaviours and exercise beliefs of Irish student nurses. Design/methodology/approach: A descriptive survey design was used. First-year and third-year undergraduate student nurses (n=182)…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Nursing Education, Undergraduate Students, Physical Activities
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Whitman, Marilyn V.; Harbison, Phillip Adam – Health Education, 2010
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the level of smoke-free policies in general hospitals and the barriers faced in implementing restrictive policies banning smoking inside buildings and on surrounding grounds. Design/methodology/approach; A survey was developed to gather data on hospitals' current smoke-free policies, including the challenges…
Descriptors: Employees, Smoking, Hospitals, Patients
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de Meyrick, Julian; Yusuf, Farhat – Health Education, 2006
Purpose: Despite widespread anti-smoking campaigns, prevalence and the consequent damage to the community remains high and are therefore of concern to health educators. Several studies have identified a clear socio-economic status gradient in smoking prevalence. One purpose of this paper is to re-examine this gradient to assist in the more…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Economic Status, Smoking, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Croghan, Emma; Aveyard, Paul; Johnson, Carol – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: There is a discrepancy between the ease of purchase of cigarettes reported by young people themselves and the results of ease of purchase obtained by tests done by official sources such as Trading Standards Units. This discrepancy suggests that either data from young people or from trading standards are unreliable. This research set out…
Descriptors: Smoking, Purchasing, Young Adults, Foreign Countries