Percentage of Adults Who Had a Sunburn Within the Past 12 Months

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1293 39.4 1.0 37.5 41.4
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SEX . . . . .
Male 603 45.4 1.6 42.2 48.7
Female 690 33.7 1.2 31.4 36.0
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 63 52.0 5.1 42.0 62.1
25-34 years 213 54.9 2.8 49.4 60.4
35-44 years 305 49.9 2.2 45.6 54.2
45-54 years 359 40.6 1.8 37.1 44.0
55-64 years 232 29.7 1.7 26.3 33.1
65+ years 121 10.2 0.9 8.3 12.1
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 26 18.5 4.1 10.6 26.5
Non-Hispanic 1267 40.7 1.0 38.7 42.8
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1240 43.2 1.1 41.1 45.3
Black Only 8 7.5 3.0 1.6 13.3
Other Race Only 31 16.1 3.4 9.4 22.7
More than One Race 11 22.2 8.6 5.4 38.9
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 46 23.4 3.7 16.1 30.8
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 267 32.6 2.0 28.7 36.6
Some College 399 40.8 1.9 37.1 44.5
College Graduate 580 46.2 1.6 43.1 49.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 39 24.2 4.8 14.9 33.6
$15,000 - $24,999 98 24.8 2.9 19.1 30.6
$25,000 - $34,999 98 25.2 2.6 20.1 30.2
$35,000 - $49,999 221 42.4 2.6 37.3 47.5
$50,000+ 744 48.5 1.4 45.7 51.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1015 47.6 1.3 45.1 50.2
Out of Work 23 43.3 8.0 27.6 58.9
Homemaker / Student 110 36.8 3.4 30.2 43.5
Retired 116 12.5 1.2 10.2 14.8
Unable to Work 29 17.4 3.7 10.2 24.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 163 17.7 1.5 14.7 20.7
1-19 Hours 55 37.8 4.8 28.5 47.2
20-39 Hours 200 44.9 2.9 39.2 50.6
40 + Hours 813 49.0 1.5 46.1 51.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 951 41.1 1.1 38.9 43.3
Divorced / Separated 165 35.4 2.8 29.8 41.0
Widowed 49 8.7 1.3 6.2 11.2
Never Married 127 47.8 4.0 40.1 55.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 230 27.7 1.9 24.1 31.4
Living without a Disability 1060 42.8 1.2 40.5 45.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 65 44.4 4.5 35.7 53.2
Rural 173 41.0 2.7 35.7 46.3
Densely-settled Rural 193 38.1 2.6 33.0 43.2
Semi-urban 261 41.7 2.4 37.0 46.4
Urban 601 38.2 1.5 35.4 41.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 94 33.7 3.6 26.7 40.8
Insured 1196 40.2 1.1 38.1 42.3
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 67 19.9 2.6 14.8 25.0
No Diabetes 1226 41.0 1.1 38.9 43.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 89 32.5 3.4 25.9 39.1
No Current Asthma 1191 39.9 1.1 37.8 42.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 92 18.7 2.3 14.2 23.2
Excellent to Good 1200 42.7 1.1 40.5 44.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 92 36.2 3.7 29.0 43.4
<14 days mental health not good 1192 40.0 1.1 37.9 42.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 226 42.0 2.6 36.9 47.1
Non-Smoker 1062 38.9 1.1 36.7 41.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 441 42.0 1.8 38.5 45.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 472 39.4 1.7 36.1 42.7
Obese (BMI >= 30) 353 38.6 1.9 34.8 42.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1055 43.4 1.2 41.1 45.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 238 27.0 1.8 23.6 30.5

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had a sunburn within the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
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