The risks and benefits of sun exposure: should skin colour or ethnicity be the main variable for communicating health promotion messages in New Zealand?

@article{Callister2011TheRA,
  title={The risks and benefits of sun exposure: should skin colour or ethnicity be the main variable for communicating health promotion messages in New Zealand?},
  author={Paul Callister and Judith Galtry and Robert Didham},
  journal={Ethnicity & health},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={57-71}
}
OBJECTIVE Using New Zealand as a case study, to determine whether ethnicity is appropriate for communicating sun exposure health promotion messages. DESIGN This study reviews recent literature on minimising skin cancer risk and achieving sufficient serum vitamin D levels. It draws on a variety of scientific literature, reports and media statements to determine appropriate sun exposure messages for minimising skin cancer risk and achieving sufficient vitamin D status among the New Zealand… CONTINUE READING