Prevalence and correlates of indoor tanning among US adults.

@article{Heckman2008PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and correlates of indoor tanning among US adults.},
  author={Carolyn J Heckman and Elliot J. Coups and Sharon L Manne},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={58 5},
  pages={769-80}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the prevalence of indoor tanning among the US general adult population. OBJECTIVES This study sought to: (1) describe the prevalence of indoor tanning throughout adulthood; (2) identify demographic and psychosocial correlates of indoor tanning; and (3) determine whether these correlates vary by age group. METHODS This study used data from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey, an annual health survey of the US adult population. RESULTS Indoor tanning… CONTINUE READING

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