Comparison of sun protection behaviors among physicians and patients

Christopher N. Sciamanna, Amy Zampi, Martin A. Weinstock

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Abstract

Sun protection behaviors were compared between 100 patients and 85 physicians in a university-based clinic and hospital. Physicians were more likely to use sunscreen, but patients were more likely to wear long sleeve shirts and stay in the shade to avoid the sun. There was no statistically significant difference in the frequency or number of sun protection behaviors utilized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-322
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Health Promotion
Volume16
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Health(social science)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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