UMass Worcester PRC Publications

UMMS Affiliation

UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center; School of Medicine; Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine

Publication Date

2017-10-16

Document Type

Article Postprint

Disciplines

Behavioral Medicine | Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms | Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Dermatology | Gender and Sexuality | Preventive Medicine | Public Health | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

29042232

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