Indoor tanning use among adolescents in the US, 1998 to 2004

@article{Cokkinides2009IndoorTU,
  title={Indoor tanning use among adolescents in the US, 1998 to 2004},
  author={V. Cokkinides and M. Weinstock and D. Lazovich and E. Ward and M. Thun},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={115}
}
A recent meta‐analysis found that indoor tanning use before the age of 35 years increases the risk of melanoma, supporting policies to restrict indoor tanning use among adolescents. The objectives of the current study were to provide a national assessment of prevalence and trends of indoor tanning use among US adolescents, to examine changes in the prevalence of indoor tanning use from 1998 to 2004 in relation to state policies on minors' access, and to assess the prevalence of burns, rashes… Expand
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