Statistics and Indicators

ASSAD - attitudes to tanning, by sex

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Since 1996, the proportion of secondary students surveyed reporting that they like to get a suntan has significantly declined over time (p for trend <0.0001). 

In 2017, 53.3% of students surveyed reported that they like to get a suntan. Between 1996 and 2017, the proportion of male students reporting that they like to get a suntan has significantly decreased from 72% to 50.8%, respectively (p=0.016). Similarly, the proportion of female students reporting that they like t get a suntan has also significantly decreased over the same period (1996: 82.4%; 2017: 56.9%) (p <0.0001).

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