Who Uses Smoking Cessation Apps? A Feasibility Study Across Three Countries via Smartphones

@inproceedings{BinDhim2014WhoUS,
  title={Who Uses Smoking Cessation Apps? A Feasibility Study Across Three Countries via Smartphones},
  author={Nasser F. BinDhim and Kevin McGeechan and Lyndal J. Trevena},
  booktitle={JMIR mHealth and uHealth},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Smartphone use is growing worldwide. While hundreds of smoking cessation apps are currently available in the app stores, there is no information about who uses them. Smartphones also offer potential as a research tool, but this has not previously been explored. OBJECTIVE This study aims to measure and compare the uptake of a smoking cessation app over one year in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It also assesses the feasibility of conducting research via an app… CONTINUE READING
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