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Jerman, Petra; Berglas, Nancy F.; Rohrbach, Louise A.; Constantine, Norman A. – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: Although Hispanic adolescents in the USA are often the focus of sexual health interventions, their response to survey measures has rarely been assessed within evaluation studies. This study documents the test-retest reliability of a wide range of self-reported sexual health values, attitudes, knowledge and behaviours among Hispanic…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Hispanic Americans, Intervention, Surveys
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Lu, Catherine; Winkelman, Megan; Wong, Shane Shucheng – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: This study investigated the efficacy of a tablet-based multimedia education application, the Project Not Alone Depression Module, in improving depression literacy and reducing depression stigma among a community-based mental health clinic population. Methods: A total of 93 participants completed either a tablet-based multimedia…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Handheld Devices, Health Education, Multimedia Instruction
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Salim, Ali; Berry, Cherisse; Ley, Eric J.; Schulman, Danielle; Anderson, Jacqueline; Navarro, Sonia; Zheng, Ling; Chan, Linda S. – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: In the USA, organ donor shortage is especially pronounced among minority ethnic populations such as Hispanics, who are 60% less likely to donate compared to non-Hispanic Whites. Recent evidence suggests that US Hispanics may consent to organ donation via a registry within a doctor's office. The objective of this study was to investigate…
Descriptors: Donors, Human Body, Health Education, Information Dissemination
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Efrat, Merav W.; Esparza, Salvador; Mendelson, Sherri G.; Lane, Christianne J. – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objectives: To assess whether a telephone-based breastfeeding intervention delivered by lactation educators influenced exclusive breastfeeding rates among low-income Hispanic women in the USA. Design: Randomised two-group design. Setting: Pregnant low-income Hispanic women (298) were recruited from community health clinics in Los Angeles County…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Control Groups, Mothers, Intervention
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Young, Sean D.; Harrell, Lauren; Jaganath, Devan; Cohen, Adam Carl; Shoptaw, Steve – Health Education Journal, 2013
Objective: This study aims to determine the feasibility of recruiting peer leaders to deliver a community-based health intervention using social media. Method: We recruited 16 African American and Latino men who have sex with men (MSM) as peer leaders for either an human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention or general health intervention using…
Descriptors: Recruitment, Leaders, Peer Groups, African Americans
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Cordasco, Kristina M.; Homeier, Diana C.; Franco, Idalid; Wang, Pin-Chieh; Sarkisian, Catherine A. – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: We describe the performance of Single Item Literacy Screener (SILS) questions, and educational attainment, as screening for inadequate health literacy (IHL) in older monolingual Spanish speakers. Design: We used a cross-sectional design, interviewing participants once at the time of their arrival for a clinic appointment. Setting: We…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Geriatrics, Speech Communication, Monolingualism
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Aalborg, Annette E.; Miller, Brenda A.; Husson, Gail; Byrnes, Hilary F.; Bauman, Karl E.; Spoth, Richard L. – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: To examine factors that influence the effectiveness and quality of implementation of evidence-based family-focused adolescent substance use prevention programmes delivered in health care settings and to assess the effects of programme choice versus programme assignment on programme delivery. Design: Strengthening Families Program: For…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Substance Abuse, Control Groups, Health Services
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Flores, Alina L.; Prue, Christine E.; Panissidi, Paula – Health Education Journal, 2010
Objective: This article presents the results of testing draft folic acid educational materials with key gatekeepers, leading to the development of a Spanish-language print advertisement, poster, and radio public service announcement (PSA) aimed at promoting folic acid consumption among 18- to 25-year-old young Latina adults, as well as a…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Nutrition, Instructional Materials