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Social Media Use and Indoor Tanning among a National Sample of Young Adult NonHispanic White Women: A Cross-Sectional Study
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Jerod L. Stapleton, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Joel J. Hillhouse, East Tennessee State University
  • Elliot J. Coups, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Sherry L. Pagoto, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
7-1-2016
Description
Online social media sites are increasingly used in public health efforts1 and may represent a valuable avenue to target messages discouraging use of indoor tanning (IT) beds to young women, a group with high levels of engagement in social media and the highest rates of IT.2 This study aimed to examine the association between use of social media sites and IT behavior.
Citation Information
Jerod L. Stapleton, Joel J. Hillhouse, Elliot J. Coups and Sherry L. Pagoto. "Social Media Use and Indoor Tanning among a National Sample of Young Adult NonHispanic White Women: A Cross-Sectional Study" Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Vol. 75 Iss. 1 (2016) p. 218 - 220 ISSN: 0190-9622
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/joel-hillhouse/15/