Accepted for Publication: November 5, 2011.
Published Online: January 16, 2012. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.2586
Author Contributions: Ms Diaz and Drs Neale, Kimlin, and Janda had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Diaz, Neale, Kimlin, and Janda. Acquisition of data: Diaz, Neale, and Janda. Analysis and interpretation of data: Diaz, Neale, Kimlin, Jones, and Janda. Drafting the manuscript: Diaz, Neale, Kimlin, Jones, and Janda. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Diaz, Neale, Kimlin, Jones, and Janda. Statistical analysis: Diaz, Neale, Kimlin, Jones, and Janda. Obtained funding: Diaz. Administrative, technical or material support: Diaz, Neale, and Janda. Study supervision: Neale, Kimlin, and Janda.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported in part by a faculty postgraduate research scholarship and faculty award (Ms Diaz) and by free and subsidized sunscreen provided by Hamilton Pharmaceuticals.
Role of the Sponsors: The sponsors had no role in the design or conduct of the study; in the collection, analysis, or interpretation of data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: Danette Langbecker, PhD; Katja Saris, MAppSc; Josephine Auster, MAppSc; and Sarah Hills assisted with data collection. Beth Newman, PhD, provided early conceptual guidance. We thank Hamilton Pharmaceuticals for providing sunscreen and are indebted to the participants, their families, and the schools for their valuable input.