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Gender Differences in Indoor Tanning Habits and Location
UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center Publications
  • Jessica Feng, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Christine F. Frisard, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Vinayak K. Nahar, Lincoln Memorial University
  • Jessica L. Oleski, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Joel J. Hillhouse, East Tennessee State University
  • Stephenie C. Lemon, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Sherry L. Pagoto, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center; School of Medicine; Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine
Publication Date
10-16-2017
Document Type
Article Postprint
Abstract

To the Editor,

In 2013, 1.9 million US men reported tanning indoors. Existing research largely target teen and young adult female tanners, and less is known about male tanning behavior. Using Survey Sampling International, we recruited a nationally representative sample of 773 adults who intend to use or used an indoor tanning bed. Participants reporting a lifetime history of tanning indoors (n=636; 33.5% male) were included....

Keywords
  • Indoor tanning,
  • UVA protection,
  • UVB protection,
  • behavioral health,
  • preventative medicine,
  • public health,
  • skin cancer prevention
Rights and Permissions
© 2017 by the American Academy of Dermatology, Inc. Accepted manuscript posted after 12 months as allowed by the publisher's author rights policy at https://www.elsevier.com/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/78476/external-embargo-list.pdf
DOI of Published Version
10.1016/j.jaad.2017.10.015
Source

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Oct 14. pii: S0190-9622(17)32541-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.10.015. [Epub ahead of print] Link to article on publisher's site

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Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID
29042232
Citation Information
Jessica Feng, Christine F. Frisard, Vinayak K. Nahar, Jessica L. Oleski, et al.. "Gender Differences in Indoor Tanning Habits and Location" (2017) ISSN: 0190-9622 (Linking)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stephenie_lemon/122/