A randomised trial assessing a shade development intervention in secondary schools for adolescent skin cancer prevention

Investigators

Dobbinson S*, Wakefield M*, English D, White V*, Livingston T*, Simpson J (* Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer)

Objective

To determine whether there's an increase in the number of students in intervention schools using areas under shade after construction of shade sails, compared with no change in control schools.

Publications

Dobbinson SJ, White V, Wakefield MA, Jamsen KM, Livingston PM, English DR, Simpson JA. Adolescents' use of purpose built shade in secondary schools: Cluster randomised controlled trial. Bmj

Updated: 02 Oct, 2012