Correlates of sunscreen use among high school students: a cross-sectional survey

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p679
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors on Integrative Model constructs related to use of sunscreen among high school students. It states that the constructs included skin-protection beliefs, self-efficacy and normative beliefs. It mentions that sunscreen use was highly associated with greater skin sensitivity, female gender, stronger norms of skin protection and higher sunscreen self-efficacy.


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