A Wee Bit More Interaction: Designing and Evaluating an Overactive Bladder App

Ana-Maria Salai, Lynne Baillie

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Abstract

Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a widespread condition, affecting 20% of the population. Even though it is a treatable condition, people often do not seek treatment. In this paper, we describe how we co-designed and evaluated with 30 stakeholders (9 medical professionals and 21 end-users) an OAB mobile health application that aims to increase adherence to self-managed treatment. Our results support previous research that visualizing progress, setting goals, receiving reminders and feedback increases use. We discovered that games could be used successfully as a distraction technique for urge suppression. Contrary to the current research direction, automatically calculated features could be a detriment to app interaction. Regarding evaluation, we found that designers may not want to rely only on questionnaires when assessing the success of a game and its emotional impact on users.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
ISBN (Electronic)9781450359702
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 May 2019
Event2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 May 20199 May 2019
https://chi2019.acm.org/

Conference

Conference2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Abbreviated titleCHI EA 2019
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityGlasgow
Period4/05/199/05/19
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Keywords

  • Assistive technology
  • Co-design
  • Interviews
  • Mobile health applications
  • Overactive bladder
  • Usability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Software

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    Salai, A-M., & Baillie, L. (2019). A Wee Bit More Interaction: Designing and Evaluating an Overactive Bladder App. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3290605.3300933