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Teschl, Carina; Nössler, Carolin; Schneider, Melanie; Carlsohn, Anja; Lührmann, Petra – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objectives: To investigate the relationship between vegetable intake, knowledge of recommended vegetable servings and self-assessed achievement of vegetable intake recommendations. Design and setting: Cross-sectional nutritional study in a university setting. Method: Students answered a set of standardised questions. Vegetable intake was assessed…
Descriptors: Food, Eating Habits, Health Behavior, Nutrition
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Sebastian, Joel; Richards, Deborah; Bilgin, Ayse – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: As a strategy for the identification and treatment of individuals with anorexia nervosa (AN), we sought to reduce stigmatising attitudes concerning AN among members of their potential social network. Design: Three forms of stigma were focused upon: traditional, positive volitional and negative volitional. Stigmatising attitudes were…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Intervention, Undergraduate Students, Randomized Controlled Trials
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Chen, Yi-Chun; Huang, Hui-Wen; Cheng, Chung-Ping; Hsieh, Hsin-Chin; Huang, Chih-Ling – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the ways in which social smoking expectations mediate the relationship between adolescent smoking behaviour and the smoking behaviour of family and peers. Design: Descriptive, cross-sectional survey. Setting: Taiwan, Republic of China. Method: The participants were 921 senior high school students…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Behavior, Structural Equation Models, Computer Software
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Gurevich, Konstantin G.; Reynolds, Jesse; Bifulco, Lauren; Doughty, Kimberly; Njike, Valentine; Katz, David L. – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: School-based nutrition education can promote the development of skills, such as food label reading, that can contribute to making healthier food choices. The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability of a Russian language version of the previously validated Food Label Literacy for Applied Nutrition Knowledge (FLLANK)…
Descriptors: Internet, Questionnaires, Russian, Nutrition
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Wu, Dan; Yang, Tingzhong; Cottrell, Randall R.; Zhou, Huan; Yang, Xiaozhao Y.; Zhang, Yanqin – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of different tobacco health-warning images on intention to quit smoking among urban Chinese smokers. The different tobacco health-warning images utilised in this study addressed the five variables of age, gender, cultural-appropriateness, abstractness and explicitness. Design:…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Promotion, Urban Areas, Health Education
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Bogaert, Inge; De Martelaer, Kristine; Deforche, Benedicte; Clarys, Peter; Zinzen, Evert – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: The primary aim of this study was to describe and analyse the physical activity and sedentary levels of secondary school teachers in Flanders. A secondary aim was to collect information regarding a possible worksite intervention of special relevance to secondary school teachers. Design: Mixed-methods quantitative and qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level, Life Style, Secondary School Teachers
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Singletary, Joanne H.; Bartle, Craig L.; Svirydzenka, Nadzeya; Suter-Giorgini, Nicola M.; Cashmore, Annette M.; Dogra, Nisha – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objectives: Increased recognition of the need for health education in schools has seen advances in health literacy in recent years. Most of these have focussed on physical health, whereas education about mental health is generally lacking and focussed on tackling stigma rather than promoting good mental health. This study evaluated a pilot…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Physical Health, Well Being, Comprehensive School Health Education
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Mkumbo, Kitila A. K. – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: The objective of this paper was to assess students' attitudes towards school-based sex and relationships education (SRE). Design: This study featured a cross-sectional survey design. Method: A sample of 715 students from two districts in Tanzania completed a survey questionnaire assessing various aspects related to their attitudes…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Interpersonal Relationship
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Løhre, Audhild; Moksnes, Unni K.; Lillefjell, Monica – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: Although welfare in childhood and adolescence is of great public concern, individual or other resources have not been extensively studied in relation to wellbeing in schools. In this longitudinal study, factors that may promote girls' or boys' school wellbeing as well as factors that may have an adverse effect were assessed. Methods:…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Well Being, Predictor Variables, Elementary School Students
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Kabir, M. A.; Goh, Kim-Leng – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objectives: This study aimed to investigate tobacco use behaviours and their correlates among secondary school students in Nepal and Sri Lanka together with cross-country comparisons. Design: Cross-sectional survey. Methods and Settings: The data were obtained from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS), 2007. Current tobacco use was considered as…
Descriptors: Smoking, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Health Behavior
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Burusic, Josip; Sakic, Marija; Koprtla, Natalija – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: The aim of this study was to explore parental perceptions of adolescent health behaviours and to examine to what extent parents' perceptions of their children's health behaviours are determined by the family's socio-demographic characteristics. Method: Participants in the study were 605 parents. They completed questionnaires in which…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, High School Students, Health Behavior, Eating Habits
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Nagai, M.; Uyama, O.; Kaji, H. – Health Education Journal, 2013
Objective: To evaluate relations among dietary habits, bone mineral density (BMD), visceral fat area (VFA), and arterial stiffness and recommend better dietary habits. Methods: One hundred and six men and 381 women (aged 18-84) received a health checkup and answered questionnaires, with subsequent measurements of BMD (speed of sound), VFA…
Descriptors: Adults, Foreign Countries, Physical Examinations, Questionnaires
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Banoglu, Köksal – Health Education Journal, 2013
Objective: Schools are likely to be better able to achieve compliance with smoke-free regulations if principals and teachers perceive the importance of a smoke-free policy. The purpose of this study was to measure teacher and administrator attitudes towards the smoke-free policy in Turkish schools, which promotes a total smoking ban. Method: The…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Smoking, Zero Tolerance Policy
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Jourdan, D.; Pironom, J.; Berger, D.; Carvalho, G. S. – Health Education Journal, 2013
Objective: To analyse teachers' health views in order to obtain general trends in factors influencing health and health education and to fit them into the negative-positive model of health proposed by Downie and collaborators. Method: This large international study involved 15 countries from Western and Eastern Europe, North and Sub-Saharan…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Health Education, Trend Analysis, Questionnaires
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Soutome, Sakiko; Kajiwara, Kazumi; Oho, Takahiko – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: To examine whether the combined use of a task-specific self-efficacy scale for oral health behaviour (SEOH) and an oral health questionnaire (OHQ) would be useful for evaluating subjects' behaviours and cognitions. Design: Questionnaires. Methods: One hundred and eighty-five students completed the SEOH and OHQ. The 30-item OHQ uses a…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Questionnaires, Health Behavior, Measures (Individuals)
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