Feasibility of a Tailored Intervention Targeting STD-related Behaviors
Source: American Journal of Health Behavior, Volume 26, Number 5, September 2002 , pp. 378-385(8)
Publisher: PNG Publications
Abstract:Objectives: To determine if populations at high risk are receptive to tailored, multimedia interventions as a means of promoting adoption of health-protective behaviors related to STD prevention and control. Methods: Study participants (N=41) were exposed to the tailored, multimedia intervention and asked for feedback. Results: Participants were able to interact independently with the intervention. A majority found it engaging and indicated that their interaction with the intervention would change their future behavior. Conclusion: An urban, primarily African American sample of STD clinic patients was receptive to this tailored, multimedia intervention.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. 2: Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, and Department of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.
Publication date: September 2002
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