Characterising smoking cessation smartphone applications in terms of behaviour change techniques, engagement and ease-of-use features

@inproceedings{Ubhi2016CharacterisingSC,
  title={Characterising smoking cessation smartphone applications in terms of behaviour change techniques, engagement and ease-of-use features},
  author={Harveen Kaur Ubhi and Susan Michie and Daniel Kotz and Onno C. P. van Schayck and Abiram Selladurai and Robert B. West},
  booktitle={Translational behavioral medicine},
  year={2016}
}
The aim of this study was to assess whether or not behaviour change techniques (BCTs) as well as engagement and ease-of-use features used in smartphone applications (apps) to aid smoking cessation can be identified reliably. Apps were coded for presence of potentially effective BCTs, and engagement and ease-of-use features. Inter-rater reliability for this coding was assessed. Inter-rater agreement for identifying presence of potentially effective BCTs ranged from 66.8 to 95.1 % with… CONTINUE READING
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