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Toward a Model of Prostate Cancer Information Seeking
Public health actions to improve African American men's ability to make informed decisions about participation in prostate cancer control activities have a greater likelihood of success when they areExpand
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Patterns of Information Behavior and Prostate Cancer Knowledge Among African–American Men
The purposes of this study are to explore cancer information acquisition patterns among African–American men and to evaluate relationships between information acquisition patterns and prostate cancerExpand
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Designing and Testing an Inventory for Measuring Social Media Competency of Certified Health Education Specialists
Background Social media can promote healthy behaviors by facilitating engagement and collaboration among health professionals and the public. Thus, social media is quickly becoming a vital tool forExpand
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mHealth Technology Use and Implications in Historically Underserved and Minority Populations in the United States: Systematic Literature Review
Background The proportion of people in the United States who are members of at least two ethnic groups is projected to increase to 10% by the year 2050. This makes addressing health disparities andExpand
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Community Health Advisors as Research Partners: An Evaluation of the Training and Activities
The feasibility of training large numbers of community health advisors as research partners (CHARPs) was evaluated using talking circles data and cancer activity questionnaires and logs. The talkingExpand
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Proposing a Transactional Model of eHealth Literacy: Concept Analysis
Background Electronic health (eHealth) literacy was conceptualized in 2006 as the ability of internet users to locate, evaluate, and act upon web-based health information. Now, advances in eHealthExpand
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Using Mixed Methods to Measure the Perception of Community Capacity in an Academic–Community Partnership for a Walking Intervention
H.U.B. City Steps is a 5-year community-based participatory research walking intervention designed to help lower blood pressure in a majority African American population in southern Mississippi viaExpand
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The theory of reasoned action and intention to seek cancer information.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the applicability of the theory of reasoned action to explain men's intentions to seek prostate cancer information. METHODS Three hundred randomly selected African AmericanExpand
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Getting on Target with Community Health Advisors (GOTCHA): an innovative stroke prevention project.
Health disparities along with insufficient numbers of healthcare providers and resources have created a need for effective and efficient grassroots approaches to improve community health.Expand
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Improvements in Blood Pressure Among Undiagnosed Hypertensive Participants in a Community-Based Lifestyle Intervention, Mississippi, 2010
Introduction Effective strategies are needed to reach and treat people who lack awareness of or have uncontrolled hypertension. We used data from a community-based participatory research initiative,Expand
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