Tanning youth: knowledge, behaviors and attitudes toward sun protection of high school students in Sakarya, Turkey


Filiz T. M. , Cinar N., Topsever P., Ucar F.

JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH, vol.38, no.4, pp.469-471, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2005.01.016
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH
  • Page Numbers: pp.469-471

Abstract

The aim of this study was to assess, by means of an in-school questionnaire, the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of high-school students in Sakarya, Turkey concerning sun protection and skin cancer. The knowledge and behavior scores of girls were higher than those of boys, whereas boys had better attitude scores. (c) 2006 Society for Adolescent Medicine. All rights reserved.