Affiliation: University of Iowa
- It isn't all about language: communication barriers for Latinas using contraceptivesShelly Campo
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
J Transcult Nurs 26:466-72. 2015..This study examined factors inhibiting contraceptive use among 18- to 30-year-old Latinas in the Midwest...
- Preventing unintended pregnancies and improving contraceptive use among young adult women in a rural, Midwestern state: health promotion implicationsShelly Campo
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Women Health 50:279-96. 2010..Women liked the peace of mind that using contraceptives gave them and the benefits of regular periods from some hormonal methods. Implications for reducing unintended pregnancies through interventions are offered...
- Are social norms campaigns really magic bullets? assessing the effects of students' misperceptions on drinking behaviorShelly Campo
Departments of Community and Behavioral Health, and Communication Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Health Commun 15:481-97. 2003..Results indicate that drinking behavior is positively related to perceptions of friends' drinking as suggested by the theory of planned behavior, which emphasizes subjective as opposed to social norms...
- The green acres effect: the need for a new colorectal cancer screening campaign tailored to rural audiencesShelly Campo
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Health Educ Behav 35:749-62. 2008..Those in the intervention county were significantly more likely than the unexposed to (a) report recent exposure to ads, (b) plan to seek out information regarding screening, and (c) plan to get screened in the near future...
- Placing the burden on the individual: overweight and obesity in African American and mainstream women's magazinesShelly Campo
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
Health Commun 22:229-40. 2007..The average number of strategies offered per article was significantly higher in mainstream than in African American magazines...
- Differential effects of exposure to social norms campaigns: a cause for concernShelly Campo
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Department of Communication Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Health Commun 19:209-19. 2006....
- Prevalence and profiling: hazing among college students and points of interventionShelly Campo
Department of Community and Behavioral Health and Department of Communication Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Am J Health Behav 29:137-49. 2005..To examine university students' attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs related to hazing...
- The birds, the bees, and the HPVs: what drives mothers' intentions to use the HPV vaccination as a chance to talk about sex?Natoshia M Askelson
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Dr, 2195 WL, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
J Pediatr Health Care 25:162-70. 2011..Efforts to encourage vaccination should concentrate on strengthening mothers' attitudes about the value of talking about sex and highlight referent persons who support communication about sex...
- Ambivalence, communication and past use: understanding what influences women's intentions to use contraceptivesShelly Campo
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Center for Health Communication and Social Marketing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Psychol Health Med 17:356-65. 2012..Implications for effective communication interventions are discussed...
- Factors related to physicians' willingness to vaccinate girls against HPV: the importance of subjective norms and perceived behavioral controlNatoshia M Askelson
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52240, USA
Women Health 50:144-58. 2010..39, p < 0.05). These findings indicate that public health efforts to encourage physicians to adopt the human papillomavirus vaccine should focus on subjective norms, such as those provided by professional organizations...
- Family communication patterns and teen drivers' attitudes toward driving safetyJingzhen Yang
University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
J Pediatr Health Care 27:334-41. 2013..However, little is known about the relationship between family communication and teen driving safety...
- Mother-daughter communication about sex: the influence of authoritative parenting styleNatoshia M Askelson
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 2195 WL, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Health Commun 27:439-48. 2012..This research points to the importance of parenting style in determining the timing of parent-child communication about sexual and other risk behaviors...
- Electronic word of mouth on twitter about physical activity in the United States: exploratory infodemiology studyNi Zhang
The University of Iowa alumnus, Iowa City, IA, United States
J Med Internet Res 15:e261. 2013..Twitter is a widely used social medium. However, its application in promoting health behaviors is understudied...
- The development and validation of the client expectations of massage scaleKaren T Boulanger
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Int J Ther Massage Bodywork 5:3-15. 2012..Understanding how client expectations influence client outcomes would provide insight into how massage achieves its reported effects...
- Completely isolated? Health information seeking among social isolatesNatoshia M Askelson
College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Health Educ Behav 38:116-22. 2011..The results suggest that isolates may also be suffering from a health knowledge gap...
- Using the theory of planned behavior to predict mothers' intentions to vaccinate their daughters against HPVNatoshia M Askelson
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, USA
J Sch Nurs 26:194-202. 2010..Further research should explore ways to influence mothers' attitudes and to uncover the referent groups mothers refer to for vaccination behavior...
- Framing breastfeeding and formula-feeding messages in popular U.S. magazinesLeah Frerichs
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1401, USA
Women Health 44:95-118. 2006..Bottle-feeding images were nearly as common as breastfeeding images. Findings can be used by public health practitioners to increase the likelihood of reaching certain target audiences through popular magazines...
- Stepping back from social norms campaigns: comparing normative influences to other predictors of health behaviorsKenzie A Cameron
Center for Communication and Medicine and Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Health Commun 20:277-88. 2006..Thus, although some social norms marketing may be meeting with success, it may be the case that predicted attitudinal and behavioral changes will not be found when applied across diverse health topics...
- Indoor tanning and problem behaviorZhanna Bagdasarov
Department of Communication, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
J Am Coll Health 56:555-61. 2008..The authors examined factors predicting college students' use of tanning beds...
- Smoking, but not smokers: identity among college students who smoke cigarettesArnold H Levinson
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 9:845-52. 2007..Further research is needed to explore the psychosocial mechanisms involved with denier identity, to clarify the implications for public health communications, and to develop appropriate intervention strategies...