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Unraveling abstinence and relapse

Elizabeth L. Murnane, Scott Counts
2014 Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '14  
Combining automatic and crowdsourced techniques, we detect users trying to quit smoking and analyze tweet and network data from a sample of 653 individuals over a two-year window of quitting.  ...  Analysis of smokers' posts and behaviors on Twitter reveals factors impacting abstinence and relapse during cessation attempts.  ...  An application that provides information and reminders on the smoking cessation goal might base its content, timing, and audience on these social media based measures.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2556288.2557145 dblp:conf/chi/MurnaneC14 fatcat:owktvoa2djcwtk44eq6jj4anie

Using Knowledge Translation to Craft "Sticky" Social Media Health Messages That Provoke Interest, Raise Awareness, Impart Knowledge, and Inspire Change

Sanchia Shibasaki, Karen Gardner, Beverly Sibthorpe
2016 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
Methods: A desktop audit of health promotion campaigns on smoking prevention and cessation for Australian Indigenous people using Facebook was conducted.  ...  and experiences based on real-life events (credible and practical value).  ...  Campaigns were selected for inclusion in the study if they addressed smoking cessation and prevention, were nonpaper-based with an associated social media presence, and were audiovisual.  ... 
doi:10.2196/mhealth.5987 pmid:27707685 pmcid:PMC5071615 fatcat:566rvdsv6vfh5fyehb7w6d2644

Reaching Latinos Through Social Media and SMS for Smoking Cessation [chapter]

Patricia Chalela, Alfred L. McAlister, Edgar Muñoz, Cliff Despres, David Akopian, Sahak Kaghyan, Andrea Fernandez, Pramod Sukumaran, Amelie G. Ramirez
2019 Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos  
responding to Twitter or Pandora Internet Radio.  ...  Participants are then prompted to choose either "quit tomorrow" or set a "quit date" within 2 weeks. Based on the selection, a specific message sequence follows.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-29286-7_18 fatcat:eqnfuvmpsncgnnjspqwst2a2ba

Lessons learned in the development and evaluation of RxCoach™, an mHealth app to increase tobacco cessation medication adherence

Judith S. Gordon, Julie S. Armin, James K. Cunningham, Myra L. Muramoto, Steven M. Christiansen, Thomas A. Jacobs
2017 Patient Education and Counseling  
Objective-In this project we developed and evaluated a mobile health app to improve adherence to tobacco cessation medication.  ...  Practical Implications-We should expand RxCoach to include all prescription and over-thecounter tobacco cessation medications, and re-test for feasibility using lessons learned to improve recruitment and  ...  Acknowledgments This study was funded by a grant from the National Cancer Institute, Grant #1R41CA162502-1A1, Judith Gordon, PI.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pec.2016.11.003 pmid:27839891 pmcid:PMC5385274 fatcat:5kdcbyon6fdzrhssyubmdgctge

Candidate Ranking and Evaluation System based on Digital Footprints

Vinay Dandwani, Vinita Wadhwani
2017 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
This paper proposes a system where digital resumes of candidates are generated by extracting data from social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.  ...  Ranking is done based on the requirements specified by an organization for a key position.  ...  The authors of paper [2] created a system that recruits candidates for smoking cessation nicotine patch study using various twitter's features like tweets, retweets, hashtag etc.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-1901043538 fatcat:icmw32or5nfotfs4hlmqb6c5iq

Effectiveness of social media approaches to recruiting young adult cigarillo smokers (Preprint)

David Cavallo, Rock Lim, Karen Ishler, Maria Pagano, Rachel Perovsek, Elizabeth Antognoli, Sarah Koopman-Gonzalez, Erika Trapl, Susan Flocke
2018 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
The campaign was effective in recruiting a diverse sample representative of important racial/ethnic categories. Advertisements on Facebook were more effective than Twitter.  ...  We obtained objective data for advertisement impressions for a 39-week SM recruitment campaign. Advertisements were targeted by age, geography, and interests.  ...  Acknowledgments This project was funded by a grant from NIH, the National Cancer Institute, and the Center for Tobacco Prevention, R01CA109130.  ... 
doi:10.2196/12619 pmid:32459629 fatcat:3z5ycxtu5fb2liid4iz3zpxtqy

Comparison of Online Survey Recruitment Platforms for Hard-to-Reach Pregnant Smoking Populations: Feasibility Study

Jose Luis Ibarra, Jessica Marie Agas, Melissa Lee, Julia Lily Pan, Alison Meredith Buttenheim
2018 JMIR Research Protocols  
Objective: The objectives of this study were to determine the feasibility of recruiting a hard-to-reach population (pregnant smokers) using 4 different Web-based platforms and to compare participants recruited  ...  recruited through different Web-based platforms.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported by a Summer Undergraduate Research Group Grant (SURGG) from the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.  ... 
doi:10.2196/resprot.8071 pmid:29661751 pmcid:PMC5928332 fatcat:7ggornlfrvctxpxhzxih3sln4q

Latino Adults' Perspectives on Treating Tobacco Use Via Social Media

Beatriz Anguiano, Cati Brown-Johnson, Lisa G. Rosas, Cornelia Pechmann, Judith J. Prochaska
2017 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
We assessed participants' smoking histories, quit attempts, social media exposure, and receptivity to a social media-based smoking cessation intervention.  ...  Smoking cessation programs tailored for Latino culture and specific smoking patterns are needed. Online social networks for smoking cessation have high potential for Latinos but have not been tested.  ...  To inform a social network-based smoking cessation program, we conducted focus groups with Latino current and former smokers to determine if a tobacco cessation treatment distributed via social media would  ... 
doi:10.2196/mhealth.6684 pmid:28179217 pmcid:PMC5322200 fatcat:fitagiognbbpfgk3excndnppwq

Systematic literature review of Internet interventions across health behaviors

Su-I Hou, Su-Anne Robyn Charlery, Kiersten Roberson
2014 Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine  
Recruitment strategies were typically media based varied by settings and populations. Except for the tobacco interventions, the majority studies yielded significant outcomes.  ...  A total of 38 articles met all criteria and were reviewed.  ...  recruitment -Google and Yahoo ads, and word of mouth N/A RCT; smoking cessation program using models, including cognitive behavioral strategies, smoking cessation info, behavior self- management  ... 
doi:10.1080/21642850.2014.895368 pmid:25750795 pmcid:PMC4345904 fatcat:h2vkznyrrnbujjcvxzou7uggfu

Diffusion of an evidence-based smoking cessation intervention through Facebook: a randomised controlled trial study protocol

Nathan K Cobb, Megan A Jacobs, Jessie Saul, E Paul Wileyto, Amanda L Graham
2014 BMJ Open  
This study is a fractional factorial, randomised control trial of the diffusion of a Facebook application for smoking cessation.  ...  Online social networks represent a potential mechanism for the dissemination of health interventions including smoking cessation; however, which elements of an intervention determine diffusion between  ...  DISCUSSION This protocol describes an experiment to explore a novel mechanism to disseminate evidence-based treatment for smoking cessation using one of the largest online social networks, Facebook.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004089 pmid:24448847 pmcid:PMC3902462 fatcat:2oaljwelzrd7vi65rk4fpkljgy

Formative Evaluation of a Practice-Based Smoking Cessation Program for Diverse Populations

Martin C. Mahoney, Deborah O. Erwin, Christy Widman, Annamaria Masucci Twarozek, Frances G. Saad-Harfouche, Willie Underwood, Chester H. Fox
2013 Health Education & Behavior  
We report on a formative research project examining patient perceptions of tobacco cessation strategies among diverse, low socioeconomic, urban smokers cared for in community-based primary care medical  ...  Most participants were supportive of cessation message delivery via phone; however, the agegroups varied in their attitudes on quitting smoking, desired frequency of phone contacts, and social media usage  ...  ever told me, 'you need to quit smoking,'" demonstrating that the medical system may not have acted as a positive influence for cessation for this participant.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1090198113504415 pmid:24281699 pmcid:PMC4741378 fatcat:x3hd3zsttvddjijpo56xg2yhoe

Development and evaluation of the See Me Smoke-Free multi-behavioral mHealth app for women smokers

Judith S. Gordon, Julie Armin, Melanie D. Hingle, Peter Giacobbi, James K. Cunningham, Thienne Johnson, Kristopher Abbate, Carol L. Howe, Denise J. Roe
2017 Translational Behavioral Medicine  
A multi-behavioral smoking cessation intervention addressing these concerns and incorporating guided imagery may assist women to engage in healthy lifestyle behaviors.  ...  Recruitment methods worked well, but similar to other mHealth studies, we experienced high attrition.  ...  Most of these interventions were text based, rather than mobile applications, but the authors concluded that the Bcurrent evidence supports a beneficial impact of mobile phone-based smoking cessation interventions  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13142-017-0463-7 pmid:28155107 pmcid:PMC5526811 fatcat:j3pi73tfqzeejoxlheeuk3elke

Quitline Activity in China

Jijiang Wang, Yi Nan, Yan Yang, Yuan Jiang
2016 Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention  
It is also easier for the quitline to allocate resources basing on the need for cessation service. 12320 Hotline Counseling service adapts a different model. 12320 Hotlines are a serial of government-run  ...  Similar to modern hotlines, quitline uses call center system basing on server, telephone switches, internet switches, computer and telephone.  ... 
doi:10.7314/apjcp.2015.16.s2.7 fatcat:7x7pme54afcwfc2bvhlsrw6tv4

Perception and Sentiments about Electronic Cigarette on the Social Media: A Systematic Review (Preprint)

Misol Kwon, Eunhee Park
2019 JMIR Public Health and Surveillance  
cessation aids.  ...  A total of 21 articles were included. A total of 20 different social media platforms and online discussion forums were identified.  ...  They were using the internet as a survey tool or for participant recruitment. 3.  ... 
doi:10.2196/13673 pmid:31939747 fatcat:l7rkaxyn45ep7m4n2i7bokb6we

Understanding Individual Differences for Tailored Smoking Cessation Apps

Jeni Paay, Jesper Kjeldskov, Mikael B. Skov, Lars Lichon, Stephan Rasmussen
2015 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '15  
Our contribution is a collection of empirically derived themes for tailoring smoking cessation apps to individual quitting needs.  ...  Finding ways to help people quit smoking is a high priority in health behavior change research.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank all study participants for taking time to provide insights into the life of being a smoker and trying to quit.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2702123.2702321 dblp:conf/chi/PaayKSLR15 fatcat:gq4gl6zmkfb7ldvn2jt2bmkb5e
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