Table 4

Time spent per tanning session by tanning bed use

Tanning Bed Users*

Total (%)

< 5 min. (%)

5 – 9 min. (%)

10 – 14 min. (%)

15 to 19 min. (%)

20+ min. (%)


Users

426

39 (9)

85 (20)

158 (37)

80 (19)

64 (15)

>10 session Users

169

7 (4)

25 (15)

62 (37)

35 (21)

40 (24)

=/< 10 session Users

257

32 (12)

59 (23)

96 (37)

45 (18)

25 (10)


* Tanning bed users: users = all respondents who reported to have at least used tanning beds once before in their life (n = 426); > 10 sessions = all respondents who reported to have used tanning beds more than 10 times in the last 12 months; =/<10 times in the last 12 months or at least once in their life before.

Börner et al. BMC Dermatology 2009 9:6   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-9-6

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