Sun exposure profile in the French population. Results of the EDIFICE Melanoma survey.

@article{Sassolas2015SunEP,
  title={Sun exposure profile in the French population. Results of the EDIFICE Melanoma survey.},
  author={Bruno Sassolas and F Grange and Chantal Touboul and C{\'e}l{\`e}ste Lebb{\'e} and Philippe Saiag and Laurent Mortier and Christine Lhomel and Caroline Robert},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 Suppl 2},
  pages={6-10}
}
BACKGROUND The incidence of melanoma is increasing worldwide, causing significant economic burden at community and individual levels. Ultraviolet radiation, from natural sunlight or artificial sources, is the main environmental, modifiable risk factor for melanoma. OBJECTIVES The present analysis assesses the profile of sun exposure in the French population as well as the level of awareness about ultraviolet risk and protection. METHODS The survey was conducted via telephone interviews in… CONTINUE READING
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