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Intervention tailoring for Chinese American women: comparing the effects of two videos on knowledge, attitudes and intentions to obtain a mammogram

TitleIntervention tailoring for Chinese American women: comparing the effects of two videos on knowledge, attitudes and intentions to obtain a mammogram
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsWang, JH, Schwartz, MD, Luta, G, Maxwell, AE, Mandelblatt, JS
JournalHealth Educ ResHealth Educ Res
Volume27
Pagination523-36
Date PublishedJun
ISBN Number1465-3648 (Electronic)<br/>0268-1153 (Linking)
Accession Number22327806
KeywordsAdult, Attitude to Health/ ethnology, Breast Neoplasms/ethnology/radiography, China/ethnology, District of Columbia, Emigrants and Immigrants/ psychology, Female, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Humans, Intervention Studies, Language, Mammography, Middle Aged, New York City, Patient Education as Topic/ methods, Video Recording
AbstractThis study utilized data from an ongoing randomized controlled trial to compare a culturally tailored video promoting positive attitudes toward mammography among Chinese immigrant women to a linguistically appropriate generic video and print media. Intervention development was guided by the Health Belief Model. Five hundred and ninety-two immigrant Chinese Americans from the metropolitan Washington, DC, and New York City areas completed telephone interviews before and after intervention. Changes in knowledge, Eastern views of health care (fatalism and self-care), health beliefs (perceived susceptibility, severity, benefits and barriers) and screening intentions were measured. Results showed that both videos improved screening knowledge, modified Eastern views of health care, reduced perceived barriers and increased screening intentions relative to print media (all P
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