Influence of relapse in a giving up smoking model. (English) Zbl 1402.92241

Summary: Smoking subject is an interesting area to study. The aim of this paper is to derive and analyze a model taking into account light smokers compartment, recovery compartment, and two relapses in the giving up smoking model. Stability of the model is obtained. Some numerical simulations are also provided to illustrate our analytical results and to show the effect of controlling the rate of relapse on the giving up smoking model.


92C50 Medical applications (general)
92D30 Epidemiology


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