SUNSCREEN USE ON QUEENSLAND BEACHES

@article{Pincus1991SUNSCREENUO,
  title={SUNSCREEN USE ON QUEENSLAND BEACHES},
  author={M. W. Pincus and P. K. Rollings and A. Craft and A. Green},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Dermatology},
  year={1991},
  volume={32}
}
The prevalence of use of sunscreens was assessed in an environment of high ultraviolet (UV) exposure by surveying U7 males and 126 females on two Queensland beaches. Using a questionnaire, information was obtained about their application of sunscreen on the day of participation in the study, thus eliminating recall error. It was found that 71% of the female and 68% of the male beach‐goers sampled had applied sunscreen, 47% of which had the maximum Sun Protection Factor (15 +) rating. There was… Expand
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