Increasing Organ Donation and Transplantation: The Challenge of Evaluation. B. Health Behavior Change References


Mammography / Cancer Screening

Campbell E, Rogers J, et al. Encouraging underscreened women to have cervical cancer screening: the effectiveness of a computer strategy. Prev Med. 1997; 26(6): 801-7.

Champion V, Huster G. Effect of interventions on stage of mammography adoption. J Behav Med. 1995; 18(2): 169-87.

Mayer-Oakes SA, Schweitzer SO, et al. Mammography use in older women with regular physicians: what are the predictors? Am J Prev Med. 1996; 12(1): 44-50.

Rakowski W, Woolverton H, et al. Integrating pros and cons for mammography and Pap testing: extending the construct of decisional balance to two behaviors. Prev Med. 1997; 26(5 pt. 1): 664-73

Rakowski W, Dube CE, et al. Assessing Elements of Women’s Decisions About Mammography. Health Psychology. 1992; 11(2): 111-118.

Savage SA, Clarke VA. Factors associated with screening mammography and breast-self examination intentions. Health Educ Res. 1996; 11(4): 409-21.

Scammon DL, Beard T. The role of "free" mammograms in motivating first-time screening: a community experiment. J Ambul Care Mark. 1995; 6(1): 59-71.

Strickland CJ, Meyskens FL, et al. Improving breast self-examination compliance: a Southwest Oncology Group randomized trial of three interventions. Prev Med. 1997; 26(3): 320-32.

Worden JK, Mickey RM, et al. Development of a Community Breast Screening Promotion Program Using Baseline Data. Preventive Medicine 1994; 23: 267-75.

Smoking/ Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment

Lando HA, Hellerstedt WL, et al. Results of a long-term community smoking cessation contest. Am J Health Promot. 1991; 5(6): 420-5.

Popham WJ, Potter LD, et al. Effectiveness of the California 1990-1991 Tobacco Education Media Campaign. Am J Prev Med. 1994; 10(6): 319-326.

Popham WJ, Potter LD, et al. Do Anti-Smoking Media Campaigns Help Smokers Quit? Public Health Reports. 1993; 180(4): 510 – 513.

Prochaska JO, DiClemente CC, Norcross JC. In Search of How People Change: Applications to Addictive Behaviors. American Psychologist. 1992; 47(9): 1102-1114.

Werch CE, DiClemente CC. A multi-component stage model for matching drug prevention strategies and messages to youth stage of use. Health Educ Res. 1994; 9(1): 37-46.

Obesity / Physical Activity

Calfas KJ, French M, et al. Mediators of change in physical activity following an intervention in primary care: PACE. Prev Med. 1997; 26(3): 297-304.

Cardinal BJ. Development and evaluation of stage-matched written materials about lifestyle and structured physical activity, Percept Mot Skills, Apr-95, 80, 2, 543-6

Cardinal The stages of exercise scale and the stages of exercise behavior in female adults. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 1995; 35(2): 87-92.

Fontaine KR, Cheskin LJ. Self-efficacy, attendance, and weight loss in obesity treatment. Addict Behav. 1997; 22(4): 567-70.

Laitakari J, Oja P, et al. Is long-term maintenance of health-related physical activity possible? An analysis of concepts and evidence. Health Educ Res. 1996; 11(4): 463-77.

Marcus BH, Dube CE, et al. Training physicians to conduct physical activity counseling. Prev Med. 1997; 26(3): 382-8.

Marcus BH, Selby VC, et al. Self-efficacy and the Stages of Exercise Behavior Change. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 1992; 63(1): 60-66.

Marcus BH, Simkin LR. The transtheoretical model: applications to exercise behavior. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 1994; 26(11): 1400-1404.

Potvin L, Nguyen NM, et al. Prevalence of stages of change for physical activity in rural, suburban, and inner-city communities. J Community Health 1997; 22(1): 1-13.

Sellers DE, Crawford SL, et al. Understanding the variability in the effectiveness of community heart health program: A meta-analysis. Soc. Sci. Med. 1997; 44(9): 1325-1339.

Stone EJ. Can School Health Education Programs Make a Difference? Preventive Medicine 1996; 25: 54-55.

Occupational Health

Jeffrey RW, Kelder SH, et al. An empirical evaluation of the effectiveness of tangible incentives in increasing participation and behavior change in a worksite health promotion program. Am J Health Promot. 1993; 8(2): 98-100.

Kurtz JR, Schork MA, et al. An evaluation of peer and professional trainers in a union-based occupational health and safety training program. J Occup Environ Med. 1997; 39(7): 661-71.

Zwerling C, Daltroy LH, et al. Design and Conduct of Occupational Injury Intervention Studies: A Review of Evaluation Strategies. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 1997; 32: 164-179.

Other Health Behavior Activity Evaluations

Forst M, Jang M, et al. Issues in the evaluation of AIDS education programs. The case of California. Eval Health Prof. 1990; 13(2): 147-67.

Guiffrida A, Torgerson DJ. Should we pay the patient? Review of financial incentives to enhance patient compliance. BMJ 1997; 315(7110): 703-7.

Nonis SA, Hudson G, et al. College student's blood donation behavior: relationships to demographics, perceived risk and incentives. Health Mark Q. 1996; 13(4): 33-46.

Pinch WJ, Barr P, et al. Implementation of the Patient Self-Determination Act: a survey of Nebraska hospitals. Res Nurs Health 1995; 18(1): 59-66.

Sellers DE, McKinlay JB, et al. Understanding the variability in the effectiveness of community heart health programs: a meta-analysis. Soc Sci Med. 1997; 44(9): 1325-39.

Stone EJ. Can school health education programs make a difference? Prev Med. 1996; 25(1): 54-5.

Volmink J, Garner P. Systematic review of randomized controlled trials of strategies to promote adherence to tuberculosis treatment. BMJ 1997; 315(7120): 1403-6.

Evaluation Methods

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Green, SB. The advantages of community-randomized trials for evaluating lifestyle modification. Control Clin Trials. 1997; 18(6): 506-13.

Rodes F, Reis J, et al. Using behavioral theory in computer-based health promotion and appraisal. Health Educ Behav. 1997; 24(1): 20-34.

Hanson CL, Kolterman OG, et al. Empirical validation for a family-centered model of care. Diabetes Care 1995; 18(10): 1347-56.

Stampfer, M. Observational epidemiology is the preferred means of evaluating effects of behavioral and lifestyle modification. Control Clin Trials 1997; 18(6): 494 - 9.

Terrin, ML. Individual subject random assignment is the preferred means of evaluating behavioral lifestyle modification. Control Clin Trials 1997; 18(6): 500-5, 514-6.

Velicer WF, Prochaska JO. A criterion measurement model for health behavior change. Addict Behav. 1996; 21(5): 555-84.