Prevalence and associated factors with sunscreen use in Southern Brazil: A population-based study.

@article{Duquia2007PrevalenceAA,
  title={Prevalence and associated factors with sunscreen use in Southern Brazil: A population-based study.},
  author={Rodrigo Pereira Duquia and Ana Maria Baptista Menezes and Felipe Fossati Reichert and Hiram Larangeira de Almeida},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={73-80}
}
BACKGROUND Sunscreen use is important for the prevention of skin cancer, but population-based information about its prevalence and associated factors are scarce in Brazil. OBJECTIVE We sought to evaluate the prevalence and associated factors with sunscreen use among Brazilian adults. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional population-based study with a representative sample of adults aged 20 years or older living in the urban area of the city of Pelotas, Southern Brazil. We evaluated… CONTINUE READING

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