Use of sun-protective clothing at outdoor leisure settings from 1992 to 2002: serial cross-sectional observation survey.

@article{Dixon2008UseOS,
  title={Use of sun-protective clothing at outdoor leisure settings from 1992 to 2002: serial cross-sectional observation survey.},
  author={Helen Dixon and Magdalena Lagerlund and Matthew J Spittal and David J. Hill and Suzanne Jane Dobbinson and Melanie A. Wakefield},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={428-34}
}
BACKGROUND Previous population-based surveys to monitor sun protection behavior over time have relied on self-report, which can be subject to recall and misclassification bias and social desirability bias. The present study aimed to describe the prevalence and determinants of teenagers' and adults' observed sun protection behavior while engaged in outdoor leisure activities on summer weekends, over a decade of the SunSmart skin cancer prevention program, which involved public education and… CONTINUE READING

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