Study protocol of a Dutch smoking cessation ehealth program

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p847
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study, which aims to test the differential impact of a web-based text and a web-based video-driven computer-tailored approach for lower socio-economic status (LSES) and higher socio-economic status (HSES) smokers. The development of two computer-tailored smoking cessation programs, are described in the study, along with their components and design.


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