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Racial, Ethnic Minorities Less Likely to Use Sun Protective Behaviors

Key clinical point: Racial and ethnic minorities are less likely to use sun protective behaviors than are white people.

Major finding: Non-Hispanic black, non-Hispanic Asian, and Hispanic adults were less likely to use sunscreen than were non-Hispanic white adults (adjusted odds ratio [aOR], 0.43, 0.54, and 0.70, respectively).

Study details: Multivariable logistic regression analysis of 8,952 survey respondents.

Disclosures: There was no external funding and the authors had no conflicts of interest to disclose.