Erratum - HPCDP: Volume 36-9, September 2016

Volume 36 · Number 9 · September 2016

Erratum

https://doi.org/10.24095/hpcdp.36.9.06

This erratum is being published to correct a reference error and a related error in the third paragraph of the following article:

Harland E, Griffith J, Lu H, Erickson T, Magsino K. Health behaviours associated with indoor tanning based on the 2012/13 Manitoba Youth Health Survey. Health Promot Chronic Dis Prev Can. 2016;36(8):149-62.

Before correction

“Ever use” of tanning beds before the age of 25 was found to significantly increase melanoma risk,8-9 and correlations have also been found between indoor tanning and basal and squamous cell carcinoma.9-11

with reference 8 as the following:

8. Colantonio S, Bracken MB, Beecker J. The association of indoor tanning and melanoma in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014;70(5):847-57. doi: 10.1016/j. jaad.2013.11.050.

After correction

“Ever use” of tanning beds before the age of 35 was found to significantly increase melanoma risk,8-9 and correlations have also been found between indoor tanning and basal and squamous cell carcinoma.9-11

with reference 8 as the following:

8. Boniol M, Autier P, Boyle P, Gandini S. Cutaneous melanoma attributable to sunbed use: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 2012;345:e4757. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e4757.

Please note that the relative risk for first exposure to sunbed use starting before age 35 years and confidence interval reported in the Boniol et al. article were corrected on 13 December 2012. See doi: 10.1136/bmj.e8503.

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