Decrease in Self-Reported Tanning Frequency among Utah Teens following the Passage of Utah Senate Bill 41: An Analysis of the Effects of Youth-Access Restriction Laws on Tanning Behaviors

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Simmons, Rebecca G. ; Smith, Kristi ; Balough, Meghan ; Friedrichs, Michael (2014)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Skin Cancer, volume 2,014 (issn: 2090-2905, eissn: 2090-2913)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/839601, pmc: PMC4158105
  • Subject: Research Article | RC254-282 | Article Subject | Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens
    mesheuropmc: skin and connective tissue diseases | human activities | integumentary system | technology, industry, and agriculture

Introduction. Adolescent use of indoor tanning facilities is associated with an increased risk in later development of melanoma skin cancers. States that have imposed age restrictions on access to indoor tanning generally show lower self-reported rates of indoor tanning... View more
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