Smoking

Prevalence and Frequency of mHealth and eHealth Use Among US and UK Smokers and Differences by Motivation to Quit.

Publication Date: 
Jul 07, 2015

BACKGROUND: Both mHealth and eHealth interventions for smoking cessation are rapidly being developed and tested. There are no data on use of mHealth and eHealth technologies by smokers in general or by smokers who are not motivated to quit smoking.

MeSH Terms: 

Comparative and cost effectiveness of telemedicine versus telephone counseling for smoking cessation.

Publication Date: 
May 09, 2015

BACKGROUND: In rural America, cigarette smoking is prevalent and health care providers lack the time and resources to help smokers quit. Telephone quitlines are important avenues for cessation services in rural areas, but they are poorly integrated with local health care resources.

Text messaging for addiction: a review.

Publication Date: 
May 08, 2015

Individuals seeking treatment for addiction often experience barriers due to cost, lack of local treatment resources, or either school or work schedule conflicts. Text-messaging-based addiction treatment is inexpensive and has the potential to be widely accessible in real time.

Feature-level analysis of a novel smartphone application for smoking cessation.

Publication Date: 
Dec 10, 2014

BACKGROUND: Currently, there are over 400 smoking cessation smartphone apps available, downloaded an estimated 780,000 times per month. No prior studies have examined how individuals engage with specific features of cessation apps and whether use of these features is associated with quitting.

MeSH Terms: 

An Internet-based ecological momentary assessment study relying on participants' own mobile phones: insights from a study with young adult smokers.

Journal Title: 
Publication Date: 
Dec 04, 2014

BACKGROUND: In this paper we describe a novel Internet-based cell phone-optimized assessment technique (ICAT) to conduct an ecological momentary assessment (EMA) study. Participants could access the assessment instrument via the web browsers of their mobile phones.

Inclusion of mobile telephone numbers into an ongoing population health survey in New South Wales, Australia, using an overlapping dual-frame design: impact on the time series.

Journal Title: 
Publication Date: 
Aug 16, 2014

BACKGROUND: Since 1997, the NSW Population Health Survey (NSWPHS) had selected the sample using random digit dialing of landline telephone numbers. When the survey began coverage of the population by landline phone frames was high (96%).

How do smokers use a smoking cessation text messaging intervention?

Author(s): 
Publication Date: 
Nov 25, 2014

INTRODUCTION: Mobile-phone-based text (SMS) messaging is an effective method for delivering smoking cessation assistance; however, little is known about optimal program use.

Pages