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Sun Poisoning Incidence
Facts about sunburn:
- About 40 percent of adults in the US develop a sunburn each year.
- Lighter skinned people suffer more frequent and severe sunburns.
- Sunburns are more common in men than women.
- Sunburns are more common in children than in adults.
- Sunburns are more common in regions near the equator.
- Sunburns are more common at higher altitudes.
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PubMed Sun Poisoning References
- Han A, Maibach HI. Management of acute sunburn. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2004;5(1):39-47. 
- O'Riordan DL, Geller AC, Brooks DR, Zhang Z, Miller DR. Sunburn reduction through parental role modeling and sunscreen vigilance. J Pediatr. 2003 Jan;142(1):67-72. 
- Warthan MM, Sewell DS, Marlow RA, Warthan ML, Wagner RF Jr. The economic impact of acute sunburn. Arch Dermatol. 2003 Aug;139(8):1003-6.