Knowledge, perceptions and behaviours about skin cancer and sun protection among secondary school students from Central Italy

M. Suppa, S. Cazzaniga, M. C. Fargnoli, L. Naldi, Ketty Peris

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Abstract

Although sun exposure is a strong risk factor for skin cancer, tanning is very popular among adolescents. Awareness of skin cancer and sun exposure might influence sun protective behaviours in this population.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)571-579
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
Volume27
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Female
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Italy
  • Male
  • Skin Neoplasms
  • Sunscreening Agents
  • Young Adult

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