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Americans getting more sunburns

Key clinical point: The prevalence of multiple sunburns is rising, even while Americans have become more engaged in most skin cancer preventive behaviors.

Major finding: The proportion of Americans who engaged in indoor tanning within the past year plummeted from 14.1% in 2005 to 4.1% in 2015.

Study details: This was an analysis of data on 67,471 Americans who participated in the National Health Information Survey during a 10-year period.

Disclosures: The presenter reported having no financial conflicts regarding her study.