Framing flu prevention—An experimental field test of signs promoting hand hygiene during the 2009–2010 H1N1 pandemic.

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Updegraff, J. A., Emanuel, A. S., Gallagher, K. M., & Steinman, C. T. (2011). Framing flu prevention—An experimental field test of signs promoting hand hygiene during the 2009–2010 H1N1 pandemic. Health Psychology, 30(3), 295-299.
Objective: During the 2009–2010 H1N1 flu pandemic, many institutions installed alcohol-based hand sanitizer dispensers in public settings in an effort to prevent the spread of the…

Hygiene behaviour of adolescents in the pacific: Associations with sociodemographic, health behaviour and school environment.

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Tran, D., Phongsavan, P., Bauman, A. E., Havea, D., & Galea, G. (2006). Hygiene behaviour of adolescents in the pacific: Associations with sociodemographic, health behaviour and school environment. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 18(2), 3-11.
This study presents findings on health-related hygiene behaviours of 9,013 adolescents from Vanuatu, Tonga and Pohnpei in the Federal States of Micronesia as part of the Health Be…

Predicting intentions to adopt safe home food handling practices. Applying the theory of planned behavior.

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Shapiro, M. A., Porticella, N., Jiang, L. C., & Gravani, R. B. (2011). Predicting intentions to adopt safe home food handling practices. Applying the theory of planned behavior. Appetite, 56(1), 96-103.
While most home cooks know about safe home food handling procedures, compliance is generally low and has not been much improved by campaigns. Foodborne disease is a common cause o…

Enabling hygienic behavior among preschoolers: Improving environmental conditions through a multifaceted intervention.

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Rosen, L., Zucker, D., Brody, D., Engelhard, D., Meir, M., & Manor, O. (2011). Enabling hygienic behavior among preschoolers: Improving environmental conditions through a multifaceted intervention. American Journal of Health Promotion, 25(4), 248-256.
Purpose: Environmental conditions often serve as critical enabling factors for health promotion. This article describes the effect of a preschool hygiene intervention program on c…

Parents' attitudes towards the influenza vaccine and influencing factors.

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Robbins, S. C. C., Leask, J., & Booy, R. (2011). Parents' attitudes towards the influenza vaccine and influencing factors. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(7), 419-422.
Aim: To determine what factors are associated with parents’ attitudes towards accepting the influenza vaccine for their child.  Methods: Parents’ attitudes were measured as part …

Effects of modeling errors on the acquisition and retention of sterile hand washing task.

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Riolo, L. (1997). Effects of modeling errors on the acquisition and retention of sterile hand washing task. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 84(1), 19-26.
The learning effect of including errors in the instruction of a sterile hand washing task was studied. The numbers of errors made during task reproduction on acquisition and reten…

Hand hygiene compliance of nurses: A 5‐unit observational study in North‐Eastern Anatolia.

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Polat, S., Gürol, A. P., & Çevik, Ü. (2011). Hand hygiene compliance of nurses: A 5‐unit observational study in North‐Eastern Anatolia. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 17(4), 435-440.
In five neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in two cities, the hand hygiene applications of 72 nurses included in this observational study have been investigated. The research w…

Analysis of different communication channels for promoting hygiene behaviour.

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Pinfold, J. V. (1999). Analysis of different communication channels for promoting hygiene behaviour. Health Education Research, 14(5), 629-639.
Reports a hygiene intervention study to reduce diarrheal disease in rural northeastern Thailand through promoting hand washing and dish washing. A variety of media was employed in…

Hand hygiene in the nursery during diaper changing.

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Phang, K. N., Maznin, N. L., & Yip, W. K. (2012). Hand hygiene in the nursery during diaper changing. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 10(4), 382-387.
Aim: This project aimed to improve hand hygiene practice during diaper changing among nurses working in the nursery.  Methods: This project was conducted in one of the nurseries …

Hygiene behaviour and health attitudes in African countries.

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Pengpid, S., & Peltzer, K. (2012). Hygiene behaviour and health attitudes in African countries. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 25(2), 149-154.
Purpose of review: In African countries, the biggest killers of young children are respiratory infections and diarrhoeal disease, and both are preventable via hand washing. Regula…

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