Multiethnic Population of Pregnant Women and Mothers of Young Children

Health communication is a powerful tool in health education research. It has been noted to “increase the intended audience’s knowledge and awareness of a health issue, problem, or solution; influence perceptions, beliefs, and attitudes that may change social norms; prompt action; demonstrate or illustrate healthy skills; reinforce knowledge, attitudes etc., Health Communication, as a part of a broader Public Health domain is a relatively new field.

Health Communication
Correlates of Health Communication

Health information becoming readily available from a variety of sources, it is vital to understand from where unique communities get their health information and why. These communication methods are the necessary pathways between educator and community to improve health of individuals.

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