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Use of Sunscreen and Indoor Tanning Devices Among a Nationally Representative Sample of High School Students, 2001–2011

Demographic group200120032005200720092011
Other racial/ethnic group62.958.948.055.156.353.1
White male68.769.757.557.058.158.8
White female81.480.371.273.571.169.8
Black male25.525.820.524.322.627.1
Black female33.632.730.132.031.937.6
Hispanic male51.951.840.039.940.639.9
Hispanic female65.768.653.356.458.555.1
Other (racial/ethnic) male54.051.437.544.847.645.6
Other (racial/ethnic) female71.067.658.165.764.860.9
9th grade (all)68.563.455.456.755.756.4
9th-grade male60.857.547.549.249.150.2
9th-grade female75.369.763.464.663.562.8
10th grade (all)67.862.654.755.855.457.8
10th-grade male62.455.649.047.950.352.8
10th-grade female73.269.760.564.061.163.3
11th grade (all)65.966.656.055.856.355.0
11th-grade male57.761.949.349.449.649.7
11th-grade female73.671.562.762.163.460.6
12th grade (all)68.766.955.757.555.655.5
12th-grade male63.863.250.149.649.948.9
12th-grade female73.671.261.465.061.562.5

Prevalence of sunscreen use among a nationally representative sample of high school students, 2001–2011. Data source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System.

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