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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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Balmford, James; Borland, Ron – Health Education Research, 2017
Smokers are exposed to advice about quitting from numerous sources. Within the 2013 ITC 4-Country Survey, 1211 Australian smokers or recent ex-smokers rated the perceived importance of eight sources of advice, categorized into evidence-based, non evidence-based, personal experience and vicarious experience (two items each), and also rated their…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Behavior, Foreign Countries, Intention
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Chan, H. S. K.; Knight, C.; Nicholson, M. – Health Education Research, 2017
Approximately one in four Australian children aged 5-17 years are overweight or obese. Most of the health effects of overweight and obesity in childhood do not eventuate until into adulthood; therefore, motivation for children to have a healthy diet may be low. This scoping review examined the literature for associations between diet quality in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Adolescents, Dietetics
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Christiansen, Lars B.; Toftager, Mette; Pawlowski, Charlotte S.; Andersen, Henriette B.; Ersbøll, Annette K.; Troelsen, Jens – Health Education Research, 2017
School recess physical activity is important for adolescent s health and development, and several studies have established evidence based on cross-sectional studies that it is influenced by the environment in the schoolyard. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect and variation across schools of a school-based intervention on students…
Descriptors: Recess Breaks, Physical Activities, Intervention, Educational Environment
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Lau, Erica Y.; Saunders, Ruth P.; Beets, Michael W.; Cai, Bo; Pate, Russell R. – Health Education Research, 2017
Examining factors that influence implementation of key program components that underlie an intervention's success provides important information to inform the development of effective dissemination strategies. We examined direct and indirect effects of preschool capacity, quality of prevention support system and teacher characteristics on…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Teacher Characteristics, Preschool Teachers, Recess Breaks
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Kelcey, Ben; Shen, Zuchao – Health Education Research, 2017
A key consideration in planning studies of community-based HIV education programs is identifying a sample size large enough to ensure a reasonable probability of detecting program effects if they exist. Sufficient sample sizes for community- or group-based designs are proportional to the correlation or similarity of individuals within communities.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Planning, Community Programs, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Osman, Amira; Thrasher, James F.; Yong, Hua-Hie; Arillo-Santillán, Edna; Hammond, David – Health Education Research, 2017
Health warning labels (HWLs) on cigarette packs that use strong fear appeals may evoke defensive responses including acts of disparaging the warnings. Whether warning disparagement undermines HWL effectiveness remains unclear. We assessed correlates of one type of HWL disparagement and its association with subsequent cessation attempts.…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Promotion, Longitudinal Studies, Adults
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Borland, Ron; Li, Lin; Balmford, James – Health Education Research, 2017
Commitments to goals are theorized to affect behavior change outcomes, but competing theories argue for hard to achieve goals and strategic sub-goals as optimum strategies for success. This study aimed to explore whether the nature of the goal affects smoking cessation outcomes. A total of 1043 participants in a randomized controlled trial of…
Descriptors: Smoking, Randomized Controlled Trials, Correlation, Addictive Behavior
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Sanders, Mechelle; Fiscella, Kevin; Veazie, Peter; Dolan, James G.; Jerant, Anthony – Health Education Research, 2016
The main aim is to examine whether patients' viewing time on information about colorectal cancer (CRC) screening before a primary care physician (PCP) visit is associated with discussion of screening options during the visit. We analyzed data from a multi-center randomized controlled trial of a tailored interactive multimedia computer program…
Descriptors: Patients, Cancer, Screening Tests, Primary Health Care
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Zhao, Xiaoquan; Cai, Xiaomei – Health Education Research, 2016
The Tips From Former Smokers ("Tips") campaign in the United States primarily targets adult smokers, but considers adolescents an important secondary audience. This study examines the association between exposure to Tips and smoking outcomes in the adolescent population in the United States. We analyzed data from the 2013 National Youth…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes
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Dominick, Gregory M.; Tudose, Alina; Pohlig, Ryan T.; Saunders, Ruth P. – Health Education Research, 2016
Research examining sustainability of health promotion programs within organizational settings is limited. The Environmental Interventions in Residential Children's Homes (ENRICH) was a structural intervention that trained Wellness Teams (WTs) within residential children's homes (RCH) to target environmental changes that promote physical activity…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Health Promotion, Residential Programs, Wellness
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Brega, A. G.; Thomas, J. F.; Henderson, W. G.; Batliner, T. S.; Quissell, D. O.; Braun, P. A.; Wilson, A.; Bryant, L. L.; Nadeau, K. J.; Albino, J. – Health Education Research, 2016
Health literacy is "the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions". Although numerous studies show a link between health literacy and clinical outcomes, little research has examined the association of health literacy with oral health. No large-scale…
Descriptors: American Indians, Dental Health, Literacy, Health
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Thomson, J. L.; Zoellner, J. M.; Tussing-Humphreys, L. M.; Goodman, M. H. – Health Education Research, 2016
Many community-based lifestyle interventions targeting African Americans have reported positive effects on participants' dietary choices and physical activity habits. However, these effects vary and not all participants will have outcome changes. Moderation analysis can help explain differential effects observed, but are not often reported. Hence,…
Descriptors: Life Style, African Americans, Health Promotion, Eating Habits
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Yang, Tingzhong; Jiang, Shuhan; Barnett, Ross; Oliffe, John L.; Wu, Dan; Yang, Xiaozhao; Yu, Lingwei; Cottrell, Randall R. – Health Education Research, 2016
Efforts toward controlling secondhand smoke in public places have been made throughout China. However, in contrast to the western world, significant challenges remain for effectively implementing smoke-free regulations. This study explores individual and regional factors which influence smoking in smoke-free public places. Participants included…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Behavior, Age, Asians
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Kegler, Michelle C.; Haardörfer, Regine; Bundy, Lucja T.; Escoffery, Cam; Berg, Carla J.; Fernandez, Maria; Williams, Rebecca; Hovell, Mel – Health Education Research, 2016
Understanding who establishes partial home smoking bans, what these bans cover, and whether they are an intermediate step in going smoke-free would help to inform smoke-free home interventions. Participants were recruited from United Way of Greater Atlanta's 2-1-1 contact center. Data were collected at baseline, 3 and 6 months via telephone…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Health Behavior, Smoking, Intervention
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