In 1991, 1008 suburban St.
Paul, Minn, high school students were surveyed via self-administered questionnaire regarding use of commercial tanning facilities, injuries experienced from tanning, use of protective measures while tanning indoors, and knowledge of the risks of tanning.
Overall, 34% of the respondents had used commercial tanning facilities.
Fifty percent said they had not been warned by tanning facility operators about the risks of tanning indoors, 28% reported not being told to wear goggles, and 17% reported never wearing goggles.
Mots-clés Pascal : Rayonnement UV, Installation intérieure, Lumière artificielle, Toxicité, Adolescent, Homme, Zone suburbaine, Minnesota, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Equipement protection sécurité, Législation, Epidémiologie, Bronzage
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ultraviolet radiation, Indoor installation, Artificial light, Toxicity, Adolescent, Human, Suburban zone, Minnesota, United States, North America, America, Protection safety equipment, Legislation, Epidemiology
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0287999
Code Inist : 002A08F01. Création : 199406.