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Social media use and indoor tanning among a national sample of young adult nonHispanic white women: A cross-sectional study
University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications
  • Jerod L. Stapleton, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Joel J. Hillhouse, East Tennessee State University
  • Elliot J. Coups, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Sherry L. Pagoto, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine; UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center
Date
7-1-2016
Document Type
Article
Abstract
To the Editor: Online social media sites are increasingly used in public health efforts 1 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.
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Citation: J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Jul;75(1):218-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2016.01.043. Link to article on publisher's site
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PubMed ID
27317521
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" Vol. 75 Iss. 1 (2016) ISSN: 0190-9622 (Linking)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sherry_pagoto/144/