Evaluation of Persuasive Design Features in a Prototype of a Tobacco Cessation Website

Doug Kueker
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

Richelle J. Koopman
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

Jane McElroy
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

Joi L. Moore
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

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Ingår i: Persuasive Technology: Design for Health and Safety; The 7th International Conference on Persuasive Technology; PERSUASIVE 2012; Linköping; Sweden; June 6-8; Adjunct Proceedings

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 68:5, s. 17-20

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Publicerad: 2012-06-06


ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


Tobacco smoking rates are higher in the lesbian; gay; bisexual; transgender; and questioning (LGBTQ) community when compared to mainstream groups. There is an increased interest in designing and implementing online cessation programs tailored for this community. This work-in-progress contributes to our understanding of issues for supporting online tobacco cessation by reporting findings from the evaluation of design features included in a paper prototype developed for a proposed LGBTQ health and wellness website.


Online tobacco cessation; LGBTQ; persuasive technologies


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