ASSAD Sun protection behaviour


    Sun protection behaviours, ACT Secondary Students aged 12-17 years, 1996-2017


    In 2017, the most common sun protection behaviours while outside for an hour or more between 11am and 3pm reported by secondary students surveyed included wearing SPF 30+ sunscreen (50.1%), wearing a hat (41.3%) and staying mainly in the shade (40.2%).

    Please note that this indicator was updated in 2022 and replaces all previous versions. 

    For the purpose of reporting the Australian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug survey data on HealthStats, if the 95% confidence intervals of the estimates do not overlap, they are considered to be significantly different.

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