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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for the study variables

From: Occupational sunscreen use among US Hispanic outdoor workers

Variable Weighted  % (unweighted no.) Weighted mean (SD)
Female 14.8 (26)  
Age   38.38 (12.13)
Level of education   
 Less than high school 38.0 (51)  
 High school 26.6 (43)  
 At least some college 35.4 (55)  
Linguistic acculturation   
 Spanish-acculturated 46.3 (62)  
 Bicultural 38.8 (60)  
 English-acculturated 14.8 (25)  
Hispanic heritage   
 Mexican 73.8 (110)  
 Central American 9.9 (12)  
 South American 4.6 (5)  
 Cuban 3.8 (6)  
 Puerto Rican 2.4 (5)  
 Other 5.5 (9)  
State of residence   
 Arizona 7.0 (11)  
 California 52.0 (80)  
 Florida 11.6 (17)  
 New Mexico 0.9 (2)  
 Texas 28.5 (39)  
Latitude of residence (degrees)   32.54 (3.74)
Objective melanoma risk factors (no.)   1.83 (1.24)
 0 12.7 (19)  
 1 28.7 (38)  
 2 36.6 (49)  
 3 12.2 (24)  
 ≥4 9.9 (19)  
Perceived skin cancer risk   3.58 (1.12)
Skin cancer knowledge   3.92 (1.92)
Hours working outdoors (per week)   25.59 (16.89)
Outdoor occupation   
 Construction 24.9 (33)  
 Landscaping 14.3 (20)  
 Maintenance 9.0 (12)  
 Transportation 8.4 (16)  
 Farming 4.9 (10)  
 Other/unspecified 38.4 (58)  
Occupational sunscreen use   
 Never 42.9 (68)  
 Rarely 26.1 (37)  
 Sometimes 12.0 (23)  
 Often 6.9 (10)  
 Always 12.1 (11)  
Areas of body covered by clothing when working outside in sun   
 Face and neck 18.6 (26)  
 Arms 41.1 (57)  
 Legs 82.8 (121)  
 Trunk of body 93.7 (140)