Skin whitening among Cameroonian female university students: knowledge, attitudes, practices and motivations

@inproceedings{Kouotou2017SkinWA,
  title={Skin whitening among Cameroonian female university students: knowledge, attitudes, practices and motivations},
  author={Emmanuel Armand Kouotou and Jobert Richie N Nansseu and Hugues Ad{\'e}gbidi and Theophane Christel Joel Zoa Mebara and Elie Claude Ndjitoyap Ndam},
  booktitle={BMC women's health},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Lack of data on skin whitening (SW) among Cameroonian female university students prompted us to undertake the present study which aimed at assessing the knowledge, attitudes, practices and motivations of female university students vis-a-vis SW. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study conducted from January to April 2013 in 4 university campuses of Yaoundé, Cameroon. Any female student regularly registered in one of the study sites, who was present at the campus when the… CONTINUE READING

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