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

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 3195 39.6 0.7 38.4 40.9
GENDER
Male 1673 43.9 1.0 42.0 45.8
Female 1522 35.6 0.9 33.8 37.3
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 327 59.9 2.4 55.2 64.6
25-34 years 527 55.8 1.9 52.2 59.5
35-44 years 604 50.1 1.7 46.8 53.4
45-54 years 642 41.8 1.5 38.8 44.8
55-64 years 641 28.7 1.1 26.5 30.9
65+ years 454 13.5 0.7 12.2 14.8
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 123 23.2 2.1 19.0 27.4
Non-hispanic 3057 41.3 0.7 39.9 42.6
RACE
White only 3044 43.0 0.7 41.7 44.3
Black or African American only 22 8.2 1.9 4.3 12.0
Other race only 48 24.3 3.4 17.6 31.0
More than one race 46 32.2 4.9 22.5 41.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 119 25.9 2.5 21.1 30.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 697 33.4 1.2 31.0 35.7
Some college 988 44.7 1.2 42.4 47.1
College graduate 1381 44.0 1.0 42.0 46.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 31.4 2.6 26.3 36.5
$15,000 to $24,999 296 30.8 1.7 27.4 34.3
$25,000 to $34,999 226 31.9 2.1 27.8 35.9
$35,000 to $49,999 427 39.2 1.7 35.8 42.6
$50,000 or more 1723 47.5 1.0 45.6 49.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 2237 48.1 0.9 46.4 49.8
Out of work 101 35.8 3.4 29.2 42.3
Homemaker/Student 309 45.3 2.3 40.8 49.7
Retired 420 14.9 0.8 13.3 16.4
Unable to work 111 20.5 2.1 16.4 24.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 514 21.4 1.1 19.3 23.4
1 to less than 20 hours 181 44.6 3.1 38.6 50.6
20 hours to less than 40 hours 448 43.9 1.9 40.1 47.7
40 plus hours 1762 50.2 1.0 48.2 52.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2129 40.0 0.8 38.4 41.5
Divorced/Seperated 390 33.4 1.7 30.1 36.6
Widowed 112 11.8 1.2 9.4 14.2
Never married 564 52.5 1.8 49.0 56.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 600 29.1 1.2 26.8 31.5
Not living with a disability 2578 42.6 0.8 41.1 44.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 165 41.2 3.0 35.4 47.1
Rural 398 47.4 2.0 43.5 51.4
Densely-settled rural 563 40.8 1.6 37.6 43.9
Semi-Urban 520 42.0 1.6 38.8 45.2
Urban 1549 37.1 0.9 35.4 38.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2917 40.2 0.7 38.9 41.6
Uninsured 256 33.8 2.0 29.9 37.8
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 237 22.4 1.5 19.4 25.4
No diabetes 2955 41.6 0.7 40.2 42.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 281 42.1 2.3 37.7 46.5
No current asthma 2891 39.5 0.7 38.1 40.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 735 27.9 1.0 25.9 29.9
No 2442 43.5 0.8 41.9 45.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 254 38.1 2.3 33.7 42.6
<14 days mental health NOT good 2907 40.0 0.7 38.7 41.4
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 482 39.3 1.6 36.1 42.5
Non-smoker 2697 39.8 0.7 38.4 41.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 882 41.4 1.3 38.9 43.9
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1048 38.9 1.1 36.7 41.1
Obese, BMI>=30 1070 39.8 1.1 37.6 42.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 2514 42.7 0.8 41.2 44.2
No 674 30.9 1.2 28.6 33.2
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 352 31.1 1.7 27.8 34.5
Did not serve on active duty 2839 40.8 0.7 39.4 42.1

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