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Improving assessment of lifetime solar ultraviolet radiation exposure in epidemiologic studies: comparison of ultraviolet exposure assessment methods in a nationwide United States occupational cohort

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Solar ultraviolet radiation is the primary risk factor for skin cancers and sun-related eye disorders. Estimates of individual ambient ultraviolet irradiance derived from ground-based solar measurements and from satellite measurements have rarely been compared. Using self-reported residential history from 67,189 persons in a nationwide occupational US radiologic technologists cohort, we estimated ambient solar irradiance using data from ground-based meters and noontime satellite measurements...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/php.12964

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Photochemistry and Photobiology Journal website
Volume:
94
Issue:
6
Pages:
1297-1307
Publication date:
2018-06-13
Acceptance date:
2018-06-09
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EISSN:
1751-1097
ISSN:
0031-8655
Source identifiers:
857019
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uuid:7613508c-7123-4131-9487-aebdcc902ddd
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pubs:857019
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2018-06-12

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