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Mobile phone-based interventions for smoking cessation

  1. Robyn Whittaker1,*,
  2. Hayden McRobbie2,
  3. Chris Bullen1,
  4. Ron Borland3,
  5. Anthony Rodgers4,
  6. Yulong Gu1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group

Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 29 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006611.pub3

How to Cite

Whittaker R, McRobbie H, Bullen C, Borland R, Rodgers A, Gu Y. Mobile phone-based interventions for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD006611. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006611.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Auckland, National Institute for Health Innovation, Auckland, New Zealand

  2. 2

    Barts & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, London, UK

  3. 3

    The Cancer Council Victoria, VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Carlton, Vic 3053, Australia

  4. 4

    Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU), Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

*Robyn Whittaker, National Institute for Health Innovation, University of Auckland, Tamaki Campus, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, 1142, New Zealand.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (conclusions changed)
  2. Published Online: 14 NOV 2012


[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Risk of bias summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Forest plot of comparison 1: Mobile phone intervention versus control, 26 week continuous abstinence
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Mobile phone intervention v. control, Outcome 1 26wk continuous abstinence.