Table 2.

Pearson correlation coefficients for % ambient (dosimeter) and self-reported hours of exposure (corresponding diary day) for lifeguards, children, and parents

LifeguardsChildrenParents
nDay 1 (WD)Day 2 (WE)nDay 1 (WD)Day 2 (WE)nDay 1 (WD)Day 2 (WE)
All1490.38**0.57***1800.18*0.34***1860.29**0.28**
SexMale600.49**0.61***910.21*0.33**10aa
Female890.32**0.55***830.180.35**176aa
LatitudeNorth750.51**0.64***920.130.34**940.32*0.42***
South740.27*0.51***880.17**0.30**920.22**0.14
InterventionBasic760.51***0.58***880.110.40***910.20*0.38**
Enhanced730.30**0.53***920.23*0.31*950.41**0.16
Skin cancer riskLow440.36*0.41**640.190.28*610.48**0.15
Moderate530.43**0.62***440.33*0.66***500.240.38**
High520.37**0.61***710.050.21750.20*0.36**

NOTE: *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001.

  • aNot computed because 95% of parent sample was female.