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The hazards of smoking mobile app

Zulkifli, Abdul Nasir and Md Yussop, Yussalita and Briki, Wesam Ali M. and Low, Mee Lin and Chan, Siow Swen and Qasim, Mustafa Moosa (2018) The hazards of smoking mobile app. Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, 10 (10S). pp. 1373-1378. ISSN 1943-023X

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One of the most preventable sources of morbidity and premature death worldwide is cigarette smoking. It contributes immensely to the loss of lives, economic growth, human capacity development, mental effects and attitude modification. At least one person dies every six and a half seconds from cigarette smoking. The need to expose the negative and adverse effect of smoking is of essence especially to the younger generations. Mobile phone which is considered as one’s closest companion can be utilized through specially designed app that promotes the awareness of the hazards of smoking. This paper discusses the design and development of the Hazards of Smoking, an app which is intended for young generations to be aware of the danger and side effects of cigarette smoking. It also presents the outcome of a user evaluation that has been conducted among youngsters pertaining to the use of the app. Through the use of the app, it is hoped that enough information about the hazards of smoking will be disseminated among the youngsters and eventually persuade them to lead a healthy lifestyle without smoking.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Creative Industry Management and Performing Arts
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2019 01:18
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2019 01:18
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/25940

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