Journal article

Promoting Men's Health With the "Don't Change Much" e-Program

John L Oliffe, Nick Black, Jeffrey Yiu, Ryan Flannigan, Wayne Hartrick, S Larry Goldenberg

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MENS HEALTH | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

Men's e-health promotion programs can offer end-user anonymity and autonomy that provide avenues for supporting positive health behavior change. The twofold purpose of the current study was to use a benchmark cohort as a reference group to: (1) describe associations between men's usage levels of the e-health program Don't Change Much (DCM) and their recent and intended health behavior changes, and (2) report an exploratory analysis of the moderating effects of demographic variables on the associations between DCM users and their recent and intended health behavior changes. Based on self-report, DCM users were classified into limited (n = 613, 34.7%), low (n = 826, 46.8%), and high (n = 327, ..

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The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: The Canadian Men's Health Foundation DCM eHealth program and DCM evaluation was supported with funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada. The DCM evaluation was subcontracted to and completed by Intensions Consulting (https://www.intensions.co); The American Urologic Association, Research Scholar Award supported the involvement of RF. JLO is supported by a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Men's Health Promotion.