Efficacy of Smartphone App for Smoking Cessation in China

  • End date
    Feb 28, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital
Updated on 25 March 2022


This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)-based cigarette smoking cessation smartphone app for treatment seeking smokers in China.

Condition Cigarette Smoking, Smartphone App-based Smoking Cessation
Treatment smartphone app for smoking cessation
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04421170
SponsorSir Run Run Shaw Hospital
Last Modified on25 March 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Cigarette smokers (smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime, and currently smoke five or more cigarettes a day)
25 years of age or older
Being able to read and write in Chinese
Owning a smartphone
Have experience of using apps
Expressing an interest in quitting smoking within the next month
Willing to provide informed consent to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria

Only use electronic cigarettes
Smokers without attempts to quit smoking
Participants with severe mental illness
Participants who had already started their quit attempt or using any smoking cessation treatment at the time of registration
Unable to use smartphone and apps
Unable to read and write in Chinese
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