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Text Messaging Studies

Purpose of Text Communication ​Disease/Condition Focus ​Setting ​Population
Lifestyle (die​t, exercise) Ob​​​esity1-10
Smokin​g cessation11-16
Cardiovascular disease17, 18
Postnatal inactivity19
Nutrition6, 20
Public health2, 5, 6, 6, 7, 11-14, 16, 20, 23, 24, 26
Children1, 4-6, 26
Adolescents3, 4, 6, 6, 8, 9, 11-13, 17, 20, 26
Young adults11-13, 20
Women5, 18, 19
Adults2, 7, 10
Disease self-management/ adherence HIV/AIDS27-31
Brain Injury37
Inflammatory bowel disease38
Prenatal support39
Global health27-30
Primary care27, 29, 30, 32, 34, 36, 37, 40, 43, 44
Women27, 39
Adolescents35, 36
Low income/minority35
Prevention/Education HIV/AIDS28
Disease prevention45
Sexual health46-48
Sun safety47, 49
Malaria reminder51
Public health28, 31, 45-50, 52
French Military51
Adolescents/ young adults33, 46, 47
Adults33, 49
Latino youth48
Reminders Immunizations53, 54
Athsma36, 55
Family planning56, 57
Appointment attendance37, 44, 58-63
HIV/AIDS29, 65
Malaria prevention51
Medication67, 68
Primary care33, 36-38, 44, 53-55, 58-60, 62-65, 67, 68
Family planning center56, 57
Health promotion center44
Health insurance66
Children6, 36, 53, 61
Adolescents36, 38, 56
Young women56
General58, 68
Monitoring/collecting research data Back Pain69-71
Alcohol use73, 74
Infant feeding75
Disease outbreaks76
Primary care70-72, 77
Public health75, 75, 76
Young adults73, 74
New mothers75
Disease maintenance/ communication between patient and provider Eating disorders43
Diabetes78, 79
Activity level80
Primary care34, 43, 78  
User ability studies Prenatal support39
Activity level80, 81
Smoking cessation16
Clinical practice (general) 34 Women39



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