Health disparities among different ethnic and racial middle and high school students in sun exposure beliefs and knowledge.

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Cheng, C. E., Irwin, B., Mauriello, D., Hemminger, L., Pappert, A., Kimball, A. B., (2010). Health disparities among different ethnic and racial middle and high school students in sun exposure beliefs and knowledge. Journal of Adolescent Health, 47, 106-109.
Racial and ethnic differences may influence sun protection behaviour. Adolescent students were administered a sun protection questionnaire and educational program. White people ha…

Sun protective behaviours and sunburn experiences in parents of youth ages 11 to 18.

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Cardinez, C. J., Cokkinides, V. E., Weinstock, M. A., & O’Connell, M. C., (2005). Sun protective behaviours and sunburn experiences in parents of youth ages 11 to 18. Preventive Medicine, 41, 108-117.
Background. Recent studies suggest that parental sun protective behaviors and communication influence their adolescents. However, there is limited information on sun protection fo…

Investigating the role of appearance-based factors in predicting sunbathing and tanning salon use (Doctoral dissertation).

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Cafri, G. (2008). Investigating the role of appearance-based factors in predicting sunbathing and tanning salon use (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3326050)
Understanding the motives for sunbathing and indoor tanning is an extremely important public health issue. UV exposure via sunbathing and utilization of sun lamps and tanning beds…

Sustained use of an occupational sun safety program in a recreation industry: Follow-up to a randomized trial on dissemination strategies.

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Buller, D. B., Walkosz, B. J., Andersen, P. A., Scott, M. D., & Cutter, G. R., (2015). Sustained use of an occupational sun safety program in a recreation industry: Follow-up to a randomized trial on dissemination strategies. Translational Behavioural Medicine, 5, 361-371.
The sustainability of evidence-based programs is needed to obtain long-term benefits. To assess sustainability of Go Sun Smart (GSS), an occupational skin cancer prevention progra…

Sustainability of the dissemination of an occupational sun protection program in a randomized trial.

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Buller, D. B., Walkosz, B. J., Andersen, P. A., Scott, M. D., Dignan, M. B., Cutter, G. R., Zhang, X., & Kane, I. L., (2012). Sustainability of the dissemination of an occupational sun protection program in a randomized trial. Health Education & Behaviour, 39(4), 498-502.
Sustainability of an occupational sun safety program, Go Sun Smart (GSS), was explored in a randomized trial, testing dissemination strategies at 68 U.S. and Canadian ski areas in…

Motivating public school districts to adopt sun protection policies.

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Buller, D. B., Reynolds, K. D., Ashley, J. L., Buller, M. K., Kane, I. L., Stabell, C. L., Massie, K.L., Liu, X., & Cutter, G. R., (2011). Motivating public school districts to adopt sun protection policies. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 41(3), 309-316.
Background: In 2002, CDC recommended that the nation’s schools establish policies that reduce sun exposure to decrease students’ risk of skin cancer.  Purpose: A program to convi…

Randomized trial evaluating computer-based sun safety education for children in elementary school.

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Buller, M. K., Kane, I. L., Martin, R. C., Giese, A. J., Cutter, G. R., Saba, L. M., & Buller, D. B., (2008). Randomized trial evaluating computer-based sun safety education for children in elementary school. Journal of Cancer Education, 23, 74-79.
Background. Interactive multimedia programs derived from the Sunny Days, Healthy Ways (SDHW) sun safety curriculum were evaluated with children aged 5-13.  Methods. A randomized …

Effects of the Sunny Days, Healthy Ways curriculum on students in grades 6 to 8.

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Buller, D. B., Reynolds, K. D., Yaroch, A., Cutter, G. R., Hines, J. M., Geno, C. R., Maloy, J. A., Brown, M., Woodall, G., & Grandpre, J., (2006). Effects of the Sunny Days, Healthy Ways curriculum on students in grades 6 to 8. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 30(1), 13-22.
Background: There are few effective sun-safety education programs for use in secondary schools. Project aims were to create a sun-safety curriculum for grades 6 to 8, and to test …

Randomized trial testing a worksite sun protection program in an outdoor recreation industry.

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Buller, D. B., Andersen, P. A., Walkosz, B. J., Scott, M. D., Cutter, G. R., Dignan, M. B., Zarlengo, E. M., Voeks, J. H., & Giese, A. J., (2005). Randomized trial testing a worksite sun protection program in an outdoor recreation industry. Health Education & Behaviour, 32(4), 514-535.
Health communication campaigns intended to reduce chronic and severe exposure to ultraviolet radiation in sunlight and prevent skin cancer are a national priority. Outdoor workers…

Testing a theory-based health communication program: A replication of Go Sun Smart in outdoor winter recreation.

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Andersen, P. A., Buller, D. B., Walkosz, B. J., Maloy, J., Scott, M. D., Cutter, G. R., & Dignan, M. B., (2009). Testing a theory-based health communication program: A replication of Go Sun Smart in outdoor winter recreation. Journal of Health Communication, 14, 346-365.
The epidemic of preventable skin cancer in the United States creates an urgent need for health communication campaigns to improve sun protection. Go Sun Smart (GSS), a theory-driv…

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