• There has been a significant decrease in ACT secondary school students reporting that they liked to get a suntan since 1996 with females significantly more likely than males to like getting a suntan.
  • In 2014, 60.7% of all secondary school students reported to like getting a suntan (52.2% for males, 69.2% for females, 59.5% for students aged 12-15 years and 62.9% for student aged 16-17 years).

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