Most smokers want to quit; half of all smokers will have tried to quit in the last year.
Patients of any age who want to quit smoking.
Without support, less than 6% of people who have quit smoking will still be non-smokers six months later. Support programs can improve the chances of quitting.
People receiving support with mobile apps show a 67% higher chance of not smoking at six months after quitting than people receiving only general health messages on their phones, or standard (not mobile-based) pharmacological and behavioural interventions. That is, with mobile app support programs, 9.4% of quitters stay quit at six months, compared with 5.6% without that support, or smokers who receive this support are around 1.7 times more likely to cease smoking than smokers who did not receive the programs.