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Williams, Olajide; Leighton-Herrmann Quinn, Ellyn; Colello, Anna; Perdomo, Crismely; Chong, Ji; Thompsen, Bill; Wyrick, Tiana; Brissette, Ian; Labovitz, Daniel – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Community stroke education is a regulated, integral component of stroke systems of care. However, little is known about the types of activities conducted by hospitals. This study was designed to examine the annual requirement for community stroke education among New York State's 119 designated Primary Stroke Centres and identify areas…
Descriptors: Brain, Neurological Impairments, Community Education, Hospitals
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Privitera, Gregory J.; Gillespie, James J.; Zuraikat, Faris M. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To extend findings from experimental price elasticity studies by examining these effects in a field setting and identifying gender differences in purchasing behaviour in response to variations in the cost of lower energy-dense (ED) and higher ED foods. Setting: Data were collected from low- and median-income male and female grocery…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Purchasing, Food, Costs
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DeAngelis, Erik J.; McIntosh, Scott; Ahmed, Catherine D.; Block, Robert C. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To determine individual and group patient ideas and priorities regarding ways to enhance their own health care while providing a supportive environment including a clinical lipidologist and other medical experts. The intent was to transform these ideas and priorities into hypotheses for future research while enhancing current health…
Descriptors: Patients, Health Promotion, Qualitative Research, Physician Patient Relationship
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Lee, Hee Yun; Choi, Jeong-Kyun; Park, Ji Hye – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: To evaluate the level of cancer literacy among Korean American immigrants and to identify the most influential predictors of cancer literacy in this population. Method: Using a quota-sampling strategy, 407 Korean American immigrants were recruited in the New York metropolitan area. The study was theoretically guided by the Andersen's…
Descriptors: Korean Americans, Immigrants, Predictor Variables, Knowledge Level
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Patel, Shilpa N.; Marks, Gary; Gardner, Lytt; Golin, Carol E.; Shinde, Sanjyot; O'Daniels, Christine; Wilson, Tracey E.; Quinlivan, E. Byrd; Banderas, Julie W. – Health Education Journal, 2013
Objective: The aim of this study was to examine whether brief training of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) medical providers increased the frequency with which they routinely delivered prevention counselling to patients, and whether patient characteristics were associated with receipt of that counselling. Design: Longitudinal. Setting: Seven HIV…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Professional Training, Allied Health Personnel, Preventive Medicine
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Weaver, H.; Jackson, K. – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: This project collected data on cancer risk factors among urban Native American youth in the northeast to inform development of a prevention initiative. Design: Face to face interviews were conducted. Setting: Interviews were conducted in homes, at a social service agency, and in a private space at a Native American cultural event in…
Descriptors: Risk, Physical Activity Level, Youth, American Indians
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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
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Colarossi, Lisa; Billowitz, Marissa; Breitbart, Vicki – Health Education Journal, 2010
Objective: To assess the knowledge and attitudes of health care providers, health educators, and social service providers before and after a training session on emergency contraceptive pills. Design: A survey study using pre-post training measurements. Setting: Two hundred and twenty-three medical, social service, and health education providers in…
Descriptors: Contraception, Health Education, Safety, Social Services
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Brouse, Corey H.; Chow, Tracy H. F. – Health Education Journal, 2009
Objective: In this exploratory study, we observed the process in which children make food choices from a cognitive development perspective and the implications that these choices have on the areas of cognitive development and health and nutrition education. Design: This was a cross-sectional case study that involved an in-depth examination of the…
Descriptors: Health Education, Nutrition, Knowledge Level, Food
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Brouse, Corey H.; Basch, Charles E.; Wolf, Randi L. – Health Education Journal, 2008
Objective: The objective of the RESPECT approach to tailored telephone education (TTE) is described. This approach was shown to be highly effective through a randomized intervention trial for increasing the rate of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Methods: At the conclusion of the trial, the investigators identified the main principles that…
Descriptors: Humanistic Education, Audiences, Empathy, Health Education
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Brouse, Corey H. – Health Education Journal, 2007
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine how themes expressed in "The Spirit Catches You and Then You Fall," influenced Health Promotion and Wellness students in terms of cultural competence in future practice. Design: This was a cross sectional, qualitative study. Setting: The setting for this study was Oswego, New York…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Health Promotion, Course Objectives, Cultural Awareness