Intentional sun exposure in infancy in Sakarya, Turkey

Cinar N. D. , Filiz T. M. , Topsever P. , Ucar F., Akgul S., Gorpelioglu S.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.27, no.8, pp.1222-1225, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1222-1225


Objective: To determine the extent of intentional sun exposure in infancy, and the prevalence of maternal belief that potentially increases the children's harm risk from ultraviolet radiation. The major determinants of mothers' beliefs and behaviors regarding sunning were also assessed.