Tobacco use remains the #1 preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and worldwide. Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Still, nearly 38 million American adults smoked cigarettes in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and […]
Tag: apps for smoking
We share lessons from innovators about how to build an app to drive behavior change.
While a recent Cochrane review suggests that mobile health tools can significantly improve smoking cessation rates, a study evaluating currently available apps for smoking cessation suggests theres a long way to go to get there.