American journal of public health

A Social Network Analysis of the Financial Links Backing Health and Fitness Apps.

Publication Date: 
Sep 21, 2017

OBJECTIVES: To identify the major stakeholders in mobile health app development and to describe their financial relationships using social network analysis.

Violence Against Women and Household Ownership of Radios, Computers, and Phones in 20 Countries.

Publication Date: 
May 18, 2017

OBJECTIVES: To examine the relationship between household ownership of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and justifications for wife beating.

Harnessing the Question-Behavior Effect to Enhance Colorectal Cancer Screening in an mHealth Experiment.

Publication Date: 
Sep 15, 2016

OBJECTIVES: To assess whether asking questions about a future behavior changes this behavior (i.e., the question-behavior effect) when applied to a population-level intervention to enhance colorectal cancer screening.

Mitigating HIV health disparities: the promise of mobile health for a patient-initiated solution.

Publication Date: 
Nov 13, 2014

The HIV epidemic is an ongoing public health problem fueled, in part, by undertesting for HIV. When HIV-infected people learn their status, many of them decrease risky behaviors and begin therapy to decrease viral load, both of which prevent ongoing spread of HIV in the community.

SEXINFO: a sexual health text messaging service for San Francisco youth.

Publication Date: 
Feb 25, 2008

In response to rising gonorrhea rates among African American youth in San Francisco, Calif, Internet Sexuality Information Services, Inc, in partnership with the San Francisco Department of Public Health, developed SEXINFO, a sexual health text messaging service.

Text4Health: a qualitative evaluation of parental readiness for text message immunization reminders.

Publication Date: 
Nov 11, 2009

We conducted focus groups and individual interviews in a diverse population of parents to qualitatively explore preferences and readiness for text message immunization reminders. We used content analysis to review and independently code transcripts.

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