Design Considerations for Smoking Cessation Apps: Feedback From Nicotine Dependence Treatment Providers and Smokers.
Jennifer B McClure, Andrea L Hartzler, Sheryl L Catz
JMIR mHealth and uHealth | Published : 2016
BACKGROUND: Hundreds of smoking cessation apps are commercially available, but most are not theory-based or designed to take advantage of mobile technology in ways that could make them more engaging and possibly more effective. Considering input from both clinical experts (who understand best practice nicotine dependence treatment requirements) to inform appropriate content and from smokers (the end users) to express their preferences is important in designing these programs in the future. OBJECTIVE: To assess and compare the opinions of nicotine dependence treatment providers and smokers regarding the design of future smoking cessation apps. METHODS: We surveyed providers (n=264) and smoker..View full abstract