The purpose of the project reported here was to reduce the risk of skin cancer through an educational exhibit. Educational exhibits including brochures, conversation with Extension agents, wide-brimmed hats, and sunscreen were used to educate agriculturalists. Pre- and post-surveys queried participants regarding sun habits, knowledge of risk factors, perceived risk, and history of skin cancer. The results showed an increased use of wide-brimmed hats (p=0.00), sun-protective clothing (p=0.00), and knowledge of skin cancer risk factors (p= 0.014). A trend toward increasing sunscreen use and decreasing sole use of baseball caps was also seen.
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Christensen, N. K., Williams, D., Pfister, R., & Pace, M. (2007). Knowledge and Behavior Improvement Through a Skin Cancer Action Approach Exhibit. The Journal of Extension, 45(4), Article 15. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol45/iss4/15