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Characteristics and Practices of Adults Who Use Tanning Beds in Private Residences
University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications
  • Vinayak K. Nahar, University of Mississippi
  • Meagen Rosenthal, University of Mississippi
  • Stephenie C. Lemon, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Dawn M. Holman, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Meg Watson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Joel Hillhouse, East Tennessee State University
  • Sherry L. Pagoto, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine; UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center
Publication Date
12-1-2016
Document Type
Article
Abstract

Recent research shows that 7.7% of individuals who use indoor tanning beds do so in private homes, but little is known about this group. This study evaluated the tanning practices, reasons for tanning, and association with tanning addiction of adults who use tanning beds in private residences.

Keywords
  • indoor tanning beds,
  • private residences,
  • homes
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DOI of Published Version
10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.3111
Source
JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Dec 1;152(12):1383-1385. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.3111. Link to article on publisher's site
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PubMed ID
27653547
Citation Information
Vinayak K. Nahar, Meagen Rosenthal, Stephenie C. Lemon, Dawn M. Holman, et al.. "Characteristics and Practices of Adults Who Use Tanning Beds in Private Residences" Vol. 152 Iss. 12 (2016) ISSN: 2168-6068 (Linking)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stephenie_lemon/103/