This study evalufated the validity of a parental report measure of children's solar protection behaviors.
Fifty-eight children had skin color assessed twice with a colorimeter.
Between measurement sessions, parents were interviewed by telephone to asses children's indoor-outdoor status protection across 40 hourly intervals Results.
Parental report of child's indoor-outdoor status was significantly correlated with the colorimeter values, whereas the us of sunscreen and protective clothing was not.
This measure was feasible for assessing, ultraviolet exposure in young children.
The component that assessed the nunber of intervals spent outdoors evidenced predictive validity.
Mots-clés Pascal : Rayonnement UV, Rayonnement solaire, Enfant, Homme, Comportement parental, Protection soleil, Produit antisolaire, Entretien, Rappel, Validation test, Parent, Méthodologie, Prévention, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ultraviolet radiation, Solar radiation, Child, Human, Parental behavior, Sun protection, Sunscreen product, Interview, Recall, Test validation, Parent, Methodology, Prevention, California, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0414824
Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 19/12/1997.