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Lifetime history of indoor tanning in young people: a retrospective assessment of initiation, persistence, and correlates

  • Karen Lostritto1,
  • Leah M Ferrucci1,
  • Brenda Cartmel1, 2,
  • David J Leffell2, 3,
  • Annette M Molinaro1, 2,
  • Allen E Bale2, 3 and
  • Susan T Mayne1, 2Email author
Contributed equally
BMC Public Health201212:118

Received: 21 December 2011

Accepted: 10 February 2012

Published: 10 February 2012

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Original Submission
21 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hiram de Almeida Jr
17 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alexander Katalinic
25 Jan 2012 Author responded Author comments - Leah Ferrucci
Resubmission - Version 2
25 Jan 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Feb 2012 Editorially accepted
10 Feb 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-118

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Authors’ Affiliations

Yale School of Public Health
Yale Cancer Center
Yale University School of Medicine