Sun protection behaviors among Latino migrant farmworkers in eastern North Carolina.

@article{Kearney2014SunPB,
  title={Sun protection behaviors among Latino migrant farmworkers in eastern North Carolina.},
  author={Gregory D. Kearney and Charles Phillips and Daniel Landon Allen and Giovanny A Hurtado and Ling-Lun Bob Hsia},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={56 12},
  pages={1325-31}
}
OBJECTIVE Farmworkers are at an increased risk of skin cancer from exposure to excessive amounts of ultraviolet radiation from the sun. The primary objective of this study was to evaluate sun protection behaviors. METHODS A cross-sectional study of Latino farmworkers in eastern North Carolina was conducted using personal interviews followed by a full-body examination for skin cancers (N = 157). RESULTS Participants were predominately, young, males from Mexico who spent 9 or more hours each… CONTINUE READING

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