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Estimates of beneficial and harmful sun exposure times during the year for major Australian population centres

Samanek, Amanda J; Croager, Emma J; Gies, Peter; Milne, Elizabeth; Prince, Richard; McMichael, Anthony; Slevin, Terry; Lucas, Robyn


Objective: To examine the influence of geographical and seasonal factors on duration of solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure of skin to produce recommended vitamin D levels without producing erythema. Design and setting: An ecological study using daily Ultraviolet Index (UVI) data collected in major population centres across Australia for 1 year (1 January - 31 December 2001) to calculate sun exposure times for recommended vitamin D production and erythema. Main outcome measures: Sun...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Journal of Australia


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