Cancer Plan Minnesota 2025

Objective 16

Reduce exposure to ultraviolet light

STRATEGIES

16.1 Promote shade planning and individual sun-protective behaviors in outdoor settings, including schools, worksites and recreational areas

16.2 Strengthen existing laws governing indoor tanning facilities

16.3 Conduct an education campaign on the harms of indoor tanning

SPOTLIGHT VIDEO – Coming Soon!

UPDATES

Updates coming soon. If you would like to work on this objective or any of its strategies please contact communications@mncanceralliance.org

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Original Cancer Plan Prevention workgroup draft objectives on indoor tanning and sun protection.

Prevention workgroup page.

MEASURES

Measure: Percent of adults who report sunburn in the last 12 months
Data Source: Minnesota State Survey, University of Minnesota
Baseline: 23.9% (2013) Target: 16%

Measure: Percent of White female 11th graders who tan indoors
Data Source: Minnesota Student Survey
Baseline: 9% (2016) Target: 1%

Measure: Percent of American Indian female 11th graders who tan indoors
Data Source: Minnesota Student Survey
Baseline: 8% (2016) Target: 1%