Indoor Tanning Facility Density in Eighty U.S. Cities

  title={Indoor Tanning Facility Density in Eighty U.S. Cities},
  author={R. Palmer and J. Mayer and S. Woodruff and L. Eckhardt and J. Sallis},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
The purpose of this study was to examine the number of tanning facilities in select U.S. cities. The twenty most populated cities from each of 4 U.S. regions were selected for the sample. For each city, data on the number of tanning facilities, climate, and general demographic profile were collected. Data for state tanning facility legislation also were collected. A tanning facility density variable was created by dividing the city's number of facilities by its population size. The 80 cities… Expand
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