A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2011 study found 13 percent of students in grades 9 to 12 had used an indoor tanning device
at least one time the year before the survey was conducted, with females having a higher rate than males.
Female high school students who used an indoor tanning device
in the past year, according to the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
Maximum age at which use of an indoor tanning device
is prohibited by law.
Businesses will also be required to keep records of a customer's first three visits, including the customer's skin type, how long the tanning device
was used and any injury or illness resulting from using the tanning device
The woman, a devotee of tanning salons, was accused of letting her child get too close to a tanning device
The risk of cutaneous melanoma increased by 20% for those who ever used an indoor tanning device
with ultraviolet light, it was found.
Under current Maryand law enacted in 2008, minors are permitted to use a tanning device
at a tanning facility if a minor's parent or legal guardian signs a consent form.
Despite their young age, six per cent had used an artificial tanning device
, almost three-quarters of them girls.
White responders accounted for almost all users of artificial tanning, with 8% of males and 23% of females reporting use of an artificial tanning device
within the previous year.
Although the Food and Drug Administration required tanning device
manufacturers to install timers to limit exposure, several cases of patients falling asleep while tanning raises concerns about timers malfunctioning or being intentionally overridden, they noted.
Among white women aged 18-34 years, 25% had used a tanning device
at least once in the previous 12 months and 15% had used one at least 10 times, according to data from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey.
Specifically, respondents were asked, "During the past 12 months, have you used an indoor tanning device
such as a sunlamp, sunbed, or tanning booth even one time?