TITLE

A personalized, cellular phone text-messaging program increased smoking cessation at 6 months

AUTHOR(S)
Bentz, Charles J.
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;10/18/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which investigated whether an automated, personalized, cellular phone text-messaging program increase continuous smoking abstinence at 6 months. The study involved 5,800 persons who smoked and were willing to attempt to quit smoking in the next month. It was found that an automated, personalized, cellular phone text-messaging program for smoking cessation improved biochemically confirmed continuous smoking abstinence at 6 months.
ACCESSION #
69859252

 

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