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Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden

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Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden. / Hajdarevic, Senada; Hvidberg, Line; Lin, Yulan et al.

I: European Journal of Public Health, 02.2016.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskrift/Konferencebidrag i tidsskrift /Bidrag til avisTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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Hajdarevic, S, Hvidberg, L, Lin, Y, Donnelly, C, Gavin, A, Lagerlund, M, Pedersen, AF, Rasmussen, BH, Runesdotter, S, Vedsted, P & Tishelman, C 2016, 'Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden', European Journal of Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckv112

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Hajdarevic, S., Hvidberg, L., Lin, Y., Donnelly, C., Gavin, A., Lagerlund, M., Pedersen, A. F., Rasmussen, B. H., Runesdotter, S., Vedsted, P., & Tishelman, C. (2016). Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden. European Journal of Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckv112

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Hajdarevic S, Hvidberg L, Lin Y, Donnelly C, Gavin A, Lagerlund M, Pedersen AF, Rasmussen BH, Runesdotter S, Vedsted P, et al. 2016. Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden. European Journal of Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckv112

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Hajdarevic S, Hvidberg L, Lin Y, Donnelly C, Gavin A, Lagerlund M et al. Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden. European Journal of Public Health. 2016 feb. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckv112

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Hajdarevic, Senada ; Hvidberg, Line ; Lin, Yulan et al. / Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden. I: European Journal of Public Health. 2016.

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title = "Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: Malignant melanoma (MM) is increasing rapidly in Northern Europe. To reduce incidence and mortality through earlier diagnosis, public awareness of MM is important. Thus, we aim to examine awareness of risk factors and a symptom of MM, and how awareness varies by country and socio-demographic factors in Denmark, Northern Ireland (NI), Norway and Sweden.METHODS: Population-based telephone interviews using the 'Awareness and Beliefs about Cancer' measure were conducted in 2011 among 8355 adults ≥50 years as part of the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership Module 2. Prevalence ratios (PRs) with 95% confidence intervals were calculated.RESULTS: In these four countries, lowest awareness was found for 'sunburn in childhood' (63%), whereas awareness was high for 'use of sunbeds' (91%) and 'mole change' (97%). Lack of awareness of 'sunburn in childhood' was more prevalent among respondents from Norway [PR = 1.38 (1.28-1.48)] but less prevalent among respondents from Northern Ireland (NI) [PR = 0.78 (0.72-0.85)] and Sweden [PR = 0.86 (0.79-0.93)] compared with respondents from Denmark. Lack of awareness of 'use of sunbeds' was more prevalent among respondents from Norway [PR = 2.99 (2.39-3.74)], Sweden [PR = 1.57 (1.22-2.00)], and NI [PR = 1.65 (1.30-2.10)] compared with respondents form Denmark. Being a man, age ≥70, living alone, and having lower education, were each independently associated with lack of MM-awareness.CONCLUSIONS: The results indicate relatively low awareness of 'sunburn in childhood' as a risk factor for MM, and important disparities in MM-awareness across countries and socio-demographic groups. Improved and more directed initiatives to enhance public MM-awareness, particularly about 'sunburn in childhood', are needed.",
author = "Senada Hajdarevic and Line Hvidberg and Yulan Lin and Conan Donnelly and Anna Gavin and Magdalena Lagerlund and Pedersen, {Anette F} and Rasmussen, {Birgit H} and Sara Runesdotter and Peter Vedsted and Carol Tishelman",
note = "{\textcopyright} The Author 2015. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Public Health Association. All rights reserved.",
year = "2016",
month = feb,
doi = "10.1093/eurpub/ckv112",
language = "English",
journal = "European Journal of Public Health",
issn = "1101-1262",
publisher = "Oxford University Press",

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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden

AU - Hajdarevic, Senada

AU - Hvidberg, Line

AU - Lin, Yulan

AU - Donnelly, Conan

AU - Gavin, Anna

AU - Lagerlund, Magdalena

AU - Pedersen, Anette F

AU - Rasmussen, Birgit H

AU - Runesdotter, Sara

AU - Vedsted, Peter

AU - Tishelman, Carol

N1 - © The Author 2015. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Public Health Association. All rights reserved.

PY - 2016/2

Y1 - 2016/2

N2 - BACKGROUND: Malignant melanoma (MM) is increasing rapidly in Northern Europe. To reduce incidence and mortality through earlier diagnosis, public awareness of MM is important. Thus, we aim to examine awareness of risk factors and a symptom of MM, and how awareness varies by country and socio-demographic factors in Denmark, Northern Ireland (NI), Norway and Sweden.METHODS: Population-based telephone interviews using the 'Awareness and Beliefs about Cancer' measure were conducted in 2011 among 8355 adults ≥50 years as part of the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership Module 2. Prevalence ratios (PRs) with 95% confidence intervals were calculated.RESULTS: In these four countries, lowest awareness was found for 'sunburn in childhood' (63%), whereas awareness was high for 'use of sunbeds' (91%) and 'mole change' (97%). Lack of awareness of 'sunburn in childhood' was more prevalent among respondents from Norway [PR = 1.38 (1.28-1.48)] but less prevalent among respondents from Northern Ireland (NI) [PR = 0.78 (0.72-0.85)] and Sweden [PR = 0.86 (0.79-0.93)] compared with respondents from Denmark. Lack of awareness of 'use of sunbeds' was more prevalent among respondents from Norway [PR = 2.99 (2.39-3.74)], Sweden [PR = 1.57 (1.22-2.00)], and NI [PR = 1.65 (1.30-2.10)] compared with respondents form Denmark. Being a man, age ≥70, living alone, and having lower education, were each independently associated with lack of MM-awareness.CONCLUSIONS: The results indicate relatively low awareness of 'sunburn in childhood' as a risk factor for MM, and important disparities in MM-awareness across countries and socio-demographic groups. Improved and more directed initiatives to enhance public MM-awareness, particularly about 'sunburn in childhood', are needed.

AB - BACKGROUND: Malignant melanoma (MM) is increasing rapidly in Northern Europe. To reduce incidence and mortality through earlier diagnosis, public awareness of MM is important. Thus, we aim to examine awareness of risk factors and a symptom of MM, and how awareness varies by country and socio-demographic factors in Denmark, Northern Ireland (NI), Norway and Sweden.METHODS: Population-based telephone interviews using the 'Awareness and Beliefs about Cancer' measure were conducted in 2011 among 8355 adults ≥50 years as part of the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership Module 2. Prevalence ratios (PRs) with 95% confidence intervals were calculated.RESULTS: In these four countries, lowest awareness was found for 'sunburn in childhood' (63%), whereas awareness was high for 'use of sunbeds' (91%) and 'mole change' (97%). Lack of awareness of 'sunburn in childhood' was more prevalent among respondents from Norway [PR = 1.38 (1.28-1.48)] but less prevalent among respondents from Northern Ireland (NI) [PR = 0.78 (0.72-0.85)] and Sweden [PR = 0.86 (0.79-0.93)] compared with respondents from Denmark. Lack of awareness of 'use of sunbeds' was more prevalent among respondents from Norway [PR = 2.99 (2.39-3.74)], Sweden [PR = 1.57 (1.22-2.00)], and NI [PR = 1.65 (1.30-2.10)] compared with respondents form Denmark. Being a man, age ≥70, living alone, and having lower education, were each independently associated with lack of MM-awareness.CONCLUSIONS: The results indicate relatively low awareness of 'sunburn in childhood' as a risk factor for MM, and important disparities in MM-awareness across countries and socio-demographic groups. Improved and more directed initiatives to enhance public MM-awareness, particularly about 'sunburn in childhood', are needed.

U2 - 10.1093/eurpub/ckv112

DO - 10.1093/eurpub/ckv112

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 26082445

JO - European Journal of Public Health

JF - European Journal of Public Health

SN - 1101-1262

ER -