Mobile phone-based interventions for smoking cessation among young people: Systematic review and meta-analysis

URL: http://mhealth.jmir.org/2023/1/e48253

SMS text messaging-based smoking cessation interventions compared to inactive controls were associated with abstinence among young people and could be considered a viable option for smoking cessation in this population. Based on a review of 13 eligible studies, comprising 27,240 participants.


A total of 13 eligible studies, comprising 27,240 participants, were included in this analysis. The age range of the participants was between 16 and 30 years. Nine studies were SMS text messaging interventions, and 4 studies were app-based interventions. The duration of the smoking cessation intervention varied from 5 days to 6 months. The included studies were conducted in the following countries: the United States, China, Sweden, Canada, Switzerland, and Thailand.

Topics: Health Promotion, Tobacco
Resource Type: strategies and interventions
Publisher: JMIR mHealth and uHealth
Date Last Updated: 2024-01-15 10:05:24

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