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“Prescribing sunshine”: a national, cross-sectional survey of 1,089 New Zealand general practitioners regarding their sun exposure and vitamin D perceptions, and advice provided to patients

Anthony Ivor Reeder1*, Janet Ann Jopson1 and Andrew Robert Gray2

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1 Cancer Society Social & Behavioural Research Unit, Department of Preventive & Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, 9058, New Zealand

2 Department of Preventive & Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, 9058, New Zealand

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BMC Family Practice 2012, 13:85  doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-85

Published: 17 August 2012

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Additional file 1 :

Summary of key New Zealand guidelines for reducing risk of vitamin D deficiency and skin cancers.

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Questionnaire instrument.

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Survey information sheet provided to all respondents.

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Analysis of other associations.

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