ASSAD Sunburn last summer, by age group

ASSAD Sunburn last summer, by age group


    Sunburn last summer, ACT Secondary Students aged 12-17 years, by age group, 1999-2017


    The proportion of students reporting getting sunburnt at least once over the previous summer has decreased significantly over time, from 77.8% in 1999 to 67.9% in 2017. In 2017, there was no significant difference between younger students aged 12-15 years (66.0%) and older students aged 16-17 years (71.8%). 

    Please note that this indicator was updated in 2022 and replaces all previous versions. 

    For the purpose of reporting the Australian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug survey data on HealthStats, if the 95% confidence intervals of the estimates do not overlap, they are considered to be significantly different.

    To access the data please click on the "View source data" link at the bottom of the visualisation. This link will open up a data table that you can download.