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Social Media And Sexual Behavior Among Adolescents: Is There A Link?, Megan Landry, Monique M. Turner, Amita N. Vyas, Susan Wood Jan 2017

Social Media And Sexual Behavior Among Adolescents: Is There A Link?, Megan Landry, Monique M. Turner, Amita N. Vyas, Susan Wood

Prevention and Community Health Faculty Publications

Background: Adolescent sexual risk taking and its consequences remain a global public health concern. Empirical evidence on the impact that social media has on sexual health behaviors among youth is sparse.

Objective: The study aimed to examine the relationship between social media and the change in sexual risk over time and whether parental monitoring moderates this relationship.

Methods: This study comprised a sample of 555 Latino youth aged 13-19 years from Maryland, United States completing baseline and follow-up surveys. Mixed-effects linear regression was used to examine the relationship between social media and the change in sexual risk over time and ...


Evaluating Obesity Prevention Efforts: What Have We Learned? Highlights From A Conversation Of Funders And Evaluators, Sumner M. Redstone Global Center For Prevention And Wellness Jan 2015

Evaluating Obesity Prevention Efforts: What Have We Learned? Highlights From A Conversation Of Funders And Evaluators, Sumner M. Redstone Global Center For Prevention And Wellness

Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness

Table of contents:

Executive Summary

Introduction

State of the Obesity Epidemic

The Community Context for Interventions and Evaluations

Investments to Date: Where Is the Strongest Agreement About What Works?

Early Care and Education Environments

Schools/Learning Environments

Parks, Trails, Open Spaces, and Recreation

Land Use and Transportation

The Next Tier: Mixed or Promising Results for Healthy Food Retail Interventions

Implementing Interventions: The Crucial Role of "How"

Other Topics

Summary and Next Steps

Appendix A: Citations and Resources for Key Elements/Components


Developing Standardized Language For Use In Lgbt Health Research, Vaibhav Jain, Marisa Workman, Sara Mostafa, Abigail Wolfe, Stefania Davia, Natalie Terens, Keith Li, Blaine Parrish Apr 2013

Developing Standardized Language For Use In Lgbt Health Research, Vaibhav Jain, Marisa Workman, Sara Mostafa, Abigail Wolfe, Stefania Davia, Natalie Terens, Keith Li, Blaine Parrish

GW Research Days 2013

BACKGROUND: In the past two decades, the LGBT community in the United States has been more visible, active, and positively accepted by society. As acceptance progresses, research interests on the LGBT population have increased, driving the need for standard language for researchers to share for comparative and community-based participatory research. "What term is right?" is often the question researchers ask a very diverse LGBT community. In August 2012, the District of Columbia's Office of LGBT Affairs identified incongruent language in a number of published reports commissioned by the Mayor's Office. The Office realized the importance of standardized language ...


Roundtable On The National Health Security Strategy And At‐Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health, And Community Resilience, Daniel B. Fagbuyi, +Conference Participants Oct 2010

Roundtable On The National Health Security Strategy And At‐Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health, And Community Resilience, Daniel B. Fagbuyi, +Conference Participants

GW mHealth Collaborative

No abstract provided.