Skip to main content

Table 3 Product descriptions on commercial SPF preparations used by pupils

From: Lack of adequate sun protection for children with oculocutaneous albinism in South Africa

SPF value Number of pupils With UVA + UVB protection
  Female Male Female Male
33 1 1 1 0
30 or 30+ 6 10 4 6
25 0 1 0 1
15 1 1 0 0
10 1 1 1 1
5 0 1 0 1
TOTAL 9 15 6 9
  1. In total 24 pupils (26.7% of the group) used commercial sunscreens; 15 of these (62.5%) offered broad spectrum protection against UVA and UVB