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Support for indoor tanning policies among young adult women who indoor tan

Overview of attention for article published in Translational Behavioral Medicine, August 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#2 of 518)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
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Title
Support for indoor tanning policies among young adult women who indoor tan
Published in
Translational Behavioral Medicine, August 2016
DOI 10.1007/s13142-016-0432-6
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Authors

Darren Mays, Sarah E. Murphy, Rachel Bubly, Michael B. Atkins, Kenneth P. Tercyak

Abstract

The purpose of this study to examine support for indoor tanning policies and correlates of policy support among young adult women who indoor tan. Non-Hispanic white women ages 18-30 who indoor tanned in the past year (n = 356, M 23.3 age, SD 3.1) recruited in the Washington, DC area from 2013 to 2016 completed measures of indoor tanning behaviors, attitudes, perceptions, beliefs, and policy support. Most women in the sample supported policies to prevent children under the age of 18 from indoor tanning (74.0 %) and stronger warnings about the risks of indoor tanning on tanning devices (77.6 %); only 10.1 % supported a total ban. In multivariable analyses, support for individual indoor tanning policies varied by demographics (e.g., age), frequent indoor tanning behavior, indoor tanning beliefs, and risk perceptions. Non-Hispanic white young adult women who indoor tan, the primary consumers of indoor tanning, and a high-risk population, largely support indoor tanning prevention policies implemented by many state governments and those currently under review for national enactment. Given low levels of support for a total indoor tanning ban, support for other potential policies (e.g., increasing the minimum age to 21) should be investigated to inform future steps to reduce indoor tanning and the associated health risks.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 10 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 3 30%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 10%
Other 1 10%
Researcher 1 10%
Other 2 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 3 30%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 20%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 10%
Psychology 1 10%
Other 2 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 171. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 December 2016.
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#70,840
of 12,494,470 outputs
Outputs from Translational Behavioral Medicine
#2
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Outputs of similar age
#3,294
of 261,862 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Translational Behavioral Medicine
#1
of 31 outputs
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