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Table 2 Tanning related characteristics by gender among indoor tanners

From: Lifetime history of indoor tanning in young people: a retrospective assessment of initiation, persistence, and correlates

  Female Male  
  Indoor Tanners Indoor Tanners  
  n = 206 n = 46  
Characteristic Median (IQR) or % Median (IQR) or % P valuea
Age first tanned indoors (y) 17.0 (16.0-18.0) 21.5 (19.0-24.5) < 0.001
Indoor tanning sessions (n) 73 (15-240) 13 (3-42) < 0.001
Tanned indoors between ages 11-15 (%) 10.2 0 0.049
Tanned indoors between ages 16-20 (%) 81.1 45.7 < 0.001
Tanned indoors between ages 21-30 (%) 71.8 78.3 0.482
Tanned indoors between ages 31+ (%) 35.9 32.6 0.799
Ever burned from indoor tanning (%) 39.3 21.7 < 0.001
Burns from indoor tanningb (n) 2 (1-4) 2 (1-3) 0.466
  1. aWilcoxon Rank Sum Test for continuous and 2-sample proportion test for percentages.
  2. bAmong indoor tanners who reported at least one burn.
  3. IQR interquartile range