An objective and cross-sectional examination of sun-safe behaviours in New South Wales primary schools

@inproceedings{Dudley2017AnOA,
  title={An objective and cross-sectional examination of sun-safe behaviours in New South Wales primary schools},
  author={Dean A Dudley and Wayne Cotton and Matthew Winslade and Bradley J. Wright and Kirsten S. Jackson and Alexandra M. Brown and Vanessa Rock},
  booktitle={BMC Public Health},
  year={2017}
}
BackgroundPrevious evaluations have supported the link between sun protection policies and improved sun protection behaviours. However these evaluations have relied on self-reported data.MethodsA cross-sectional design as part of an ongoing 18-month cluster-controlled trial in primary schools (n = 20) was used. Researchers conducted direct observations to record students’ hat use and teachers’ use of sun protective measures during recess and lunch. Researchers also recorded the volume of… CONTINUE READING
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