Table 4.

Correlations of reported hours of sun exposure on working days and nonworking in decade years with lifetime hours of sun exposure reported in occupational activities and recreational activities in studies of ocular melanoma in 1997 to 1998 and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Australia in 2000 to 2001 (3, 11)

Correlation of sun exposure in occupational activities with sun exposure on working days
Correlation of sun exposure on nonworking days with sun exposure in recreational activities
Correlation of sun exposure on total working and nonworking days with total occupational and recreational exposure
Ocular melanoma study
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma study
Ocular melanoma study
nr95% CInr95% CInr95% CInr95% CU
All cases and controls6490.750.71-0.787820.710.67-0.741,1680.220.16-0.271,1750.70.67-0.73
Cases1650.790.72-0.843970.720.67-0.762870.140.02-0.252900.720.66-0.77
Controls4840.740.70-0.783850.690.63-0.748810.240.18-0.308910.690.65-0.73
Men5100.780.74-0.816030.730.69-0.776640.310.24-0.386710.750.71-0.78
Women1390.540.41-0.651790.540.43-0.645040.120.04-0.215100.530.46-0.59
Age (y)
    19-52 (19-51)*2110.760.70-0.812660.680.61-0.743890.410.32-0.493950.700.65-0.75
    53-69 (52-63)2180.740.67-0.782530.730.67-0.783890.100.00-0.203910.620.55-0.68
    70-81 (64-74)2200.720.65-0.782630.690.62-0.753900.240.14-0.333950.700.65-0.75
Ability to tan
    Deep tan1870.760.66-0.792630.730.67-0.783070.150.08-0.263100.680.62-0.74
    Moderate tan2620.740.70-0.813380.700.64-0.754890.180.08-0.264930.660.61-0.71
    Mild or no tan2000.720.67-0.801790.670.58-0.743720.300.20-0.393780.730.68-0.77
Birthplace
    Australia4850.780.74-0.816340.720.68-0.768810.260.20-0.328880.720.69-0.75
    Elsewhere1640.650.55-0.731480.660.56-0.742870.10−0.02-0.212930.610.53-0.68
SES
    Low1550.780.71-0.832050.700.62-0.762940.240.11-0.342950.710.65-0.76
    Second quarter1590.780.71-0.832220.710.64-0.772990.250.15-0.353040.770.72-0.81
    Third quarter1600.770.70-0.831930.700.62-0.772870.230.11-0.342890.630.55-0.69
    High1620.660.56-0.741620.650.55-0.732880.160.06-0.272930.640.57-0.70
  • * Age groups in parentheses are for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma study subjects.