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Table 2 Database of cessation messages (will be modified during the pilot study)

From: The efficacy of mobile phone-based text message interventions (‘Happy Quit’) for smoking cessation in China

Message type Database of messages per quitting stage
Pre-quit Quit day and day 2 Early quit Late quit Relapse Encouragement to try quitting again later
Preparing to quit 170 0 0 0 0 0
Benefits of quitting 40 10 30 190 30 30
Coping and coping strategies 140 20 110 60 70 20
Discomfort and difficulties 10 30 30 10 20 0
Encouragement 30 10 50 30 50 30
Quitting skills 20 0 0 60 0 0
Relapse 0 0 0 0 50 0
Total (1350) 410 70 220 350 220 80