Published on in Vol 18, No 8 (2016): August

A Multirelational Social Network Analysis of an Online Health Community for Smoking Cessation

A Multirelational Social Network Analysis of an Online Health Community for Smoking Cessation

A Multirelational Social Network Analysis of an Online Health Community for Smoking Cessation

Kang Zhao 1, PhD;  Xi Wang 2, MSc;  Sarah Cha 3, MSPH;  Amy M Cohn 3, 4, PhD;  George D Papandonatos 5, PhD;  Michael S Amato 3, PhD;  Jennifer L Pearson 3, 6, PhD;  Amanda L Graham 3, 4, PhD

1 Department of Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, US

2 Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics, The University of Iowa , Iowa City, IA, US

3 Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Truth Initiative , Washington, DC, US

4 Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center / Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, US

5 Center for Statistical Sciences, Brown University , Providence, RI, US

6 Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Kang Zhao, PhD
  • Department of Management Sciences
  • Tippie College of Business
  • The University of Iowa
  • S224 PBB
  • Iowa City, IA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 3193353831
  • Email: kang-zhao@uiowa.edu