Postal Workers’ Occupational and Leisure-time Sun Safety Behaviors (United States)

@article{Lewis2005PostalWO,
  title={Postal Workers’ Occupational and Leisure-time Sun Safety Behaviors (United States)},
  author={Elizabeth Clapp Lewis and Joni A. Mayer and Donald J. Slymen},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={181-186}
}
Objectives United States Postal Service letter carriers are exposed to long bouts of UVR and thus are vulnerable to skin cancer. While previous studies have shown that occupational sun protection is often deficient, few studies have examined outdoor workers’ behavior during leisure time. Methods Subjects (n = 2,660) self-reported widebrim hat and sunscreen use over the past five workdays and past two non-working days using Likert-type scales. Generalized linear mixed models and generalized… CONTINUE READING

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