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A random sample of students (N = 3,655) in Grades 7, 9, and 11 from 55 schools in Queensland (Australia) were surveyed about their sun protection knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. An aggregate sun protection behavior index (SPBI) was developed from self-reported behaviors on a school day and a...
Article in Health promotion journal of Australia: official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals 3(3):10-14 · January 1993
The aim of this paper was to determine if there is any link between primary prevention and early detection for skin cancer. Results from a study of a large random sample of Gold Coast residents (N = 995) identified an association (P...
A three group randomised control trial assessed the impact of a self-help booklet and a community skin check competition on the frequency and coverage of skin examinations conducted upon Queenslanders who already report that they check their skin. Attitudinal and behavioural measures were collected...
A cross-sectional study of the sun-related attitudes and beliefs of 3,655 children in Grades 7 to 11 attending 55 representative Queensland schools was undertaken using a structured questionnaire administered at school. Factors derived from a series of focus groups were incorporated into the...
We administered a questionnaire to 995 people selected randomly from the electoral roll in one coastal region of subtropical Australia. Three-quarters (739) indicated their skin was checked by a physician, by themselves, or both. Among the 15% who were taught to check their skin, 59% learned to do...
Article in Health promotion journal of Australia: official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals 8(2):151-156 · January 1998
This study describes changes in skin protection attitudes and outdoor behaviors of adults in Queensland, Australia, using two cross-sectional telephone surveys conducted in 1988/89 (N = 1699) and 1991/92 (N = 2317). After adjustment for potential confounders, there were significant improvements in...
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This study describes changes in skin protection attitudes and outdoor behaviors of adults in Queensland, Australia, using two cross-sectional telephone surveys conducted in 1988/89 (N = 1699) and 1991/92 (N = 2317). After adjustment for potential confounders, there were significant improvements in...