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Testing the effects of social norms and behavioral privacy on hand washing: A field experiment.

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Lapinski, M. K., Maloney, E. K., Braz, M., & Shulman, H. C. (2013). Testing the effects of social norms and behavioral privacy on hand washing: A field experiment. Human Communication Research, 39(1), 21-46.
A 2-part study examines the influence of normative messages on college males’ hand washing perceptions and behaviors. Study 1 tests for the appropriateness of hand washing as a ta…
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The effects of social norms on male hygiene.

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Nalbone, D. P., Lee, K. P., Suroviak, A. R., & Lannon, J. M. (2005). The effects of social norms on male hygiene. Individual Differences Research, 3(3), 171-176.
Numerous studies have found that individuals are more likely to comply with social norms when in the presence of others. To test the hypothesis that restroom hygiene norms would b…
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Evaluating the impact of the narrow cast marketing of ‘Snake Condoms’ to indigenous youth

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Created through a joint initiative between Marie Stopes Australia, the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organization (VACCHO), and the Mildura Aboriginal Health Se…
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SCIP Improves Contraceptive Uptake in Mozambique

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In 2009, Pathfinder International and its partners implemented the Strengthening Communities through Integrated Programming (SCIP) project in Nampula province, Mozambique with a g…
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loveLife: Preventing HIV Among South African Youth

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In 1997, South Africa was in the midst of a growing HIV epidemic. In an effort to combat the spread of HIV, the Kaiser Family Foundation, working with the National Health Foundati…
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Be InFLUential

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Conducted at Alfred Health, a tertiary health service in Melbourne, Australia, the purpose of the following study was to create and implement a campaign to improve influenza vacci…
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Using Social Marketing to Promote Cold and Flu Prevention Behaviors on an Australian University Campus

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In 2011, a social marketing intervention was developed and tested at the University of Wollongong to determine its effectiveness in reducing the spread of colds and flu among univ…
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The West of Scotland Cancer Awareness Project

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Created in 2003, the West of Scotland Cancer Awareness Project aimed to encourage individuals belonging to at-risk populations in the region to contact the National Health Service…
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Agita São Paulo

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In 1996, the Agita São Paulo program was launched to help combat the effects of low physical activity in the Brazilian state, particularly among lower income residents, by encoura…
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Turn it Off: Anti-Idling Project Using Commitment, Prompts and Norms

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In an attempt to combat vehicle idling, Toronto instated an Anti-Idling Bylaw limiting vehicle idling to three minutes. However, because enforcement proved difficult, the bylaw al…

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