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ERIC Number: EJ638353
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4391
Prevalence and Correlates of Sunscreen Use among US High School Students.
Hall, H. Irene; Jones, Sherry Everett; Saraiya, Mona
Journal of School Health, v71 n9 p453-57 Nov 2001
Used data from the 1999 Youth Risk Behavior Survey to assess sunscreen use among U.S. high school students. Data on demographics and health behaviors indicated that 13.3 percent of students used sunscreen always or frequently. Frequent sunscreen use was lower among males, blacks, and Hispanics, and it decreased with age. Infrequent sunscreen use associated with other risky health behaviors. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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