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Framing preventive care messaging and cervical cancer screening in a health-insured population in South Africa: Implications for population-based communication?
The impact of health message framing on cervical cancer screening uptake is poorly understood. In a prospective randomized control study with 748 females, aged 21–65 years with no Pap smear in the… Expand
Seasonal cycles in food purchases and changes in BMI among South Africans participating in a health promotion programme.
OBJECTIVE Improving diet quality is a key factor for promoting population health. Social norms can support or undermine these efforts. The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between… Expand
Randomised controlled trial of alternative messages to increase enrolment in a healthy food programme among individuals with diabetes
Objectives We compared the effectiveness of diabetes-focused messaging strategies at increasing enrolment in a healthy food programme among adults with diabetes. Methods Vitality is a multifaceted… Expand
Use of financial incentives and text message feedback to increase healthy food purchases in a grocery store cash back program: a randomized controlled trial
BackgroundThe HealthyFood (HF) program offers members up to 25% cash back monthly on healthy food purchases. In this randomized controlled trial, we tested the efficacy of financial incentives… Expand