A Mobile Survey Tool for Smoking Dependency Among Native Americans

  • Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan
  • Drew Williams
  • Ivor D. Addo
  • S. Iqbal Ahamed
  • Daniel Petereit
  • Linda Burhansstipanov
  • Linda U. Krebs
  • Mark Dignan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8456)

Abstract

Smoking and tobacco related cancers are very common among Native Americans. Gathering information during different phases of smoking cessation can help us understand different factors that may work during smoking cessation. In this paper, we will present a survey system designed to collect data for several phases of smoking cessation. We designed and developed a survey system that helps researchers to collect data from people who are going through different phases of smoking cessation. We evaluate this system from the experiences of end users and by generating reports.

Keywords

Smoking cessation Phase based model Behavioral studies mHealth 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The application was developed for a project funded by NIH that studies the smoking dependence in Native Americans in the Northern Plains.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan
    • 1
  • Drew Williams
    • 1
  • Ivor D. Addo
    • 1
  • S. Iqbal Ahamed
    • 1
  • Daniel Petereit
    • 2
  • Linda Burhansstipanov
    • 3
  • Linda U. Krebs
    • 3
  • Mark Dignan
    • 4
  1. 1.Marquette UniversityMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Rapid City Regional HospitalRapid CityUSA
  3. 3.Native American Cancer InitiativesPineUSA
  4. 4.University of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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