Table 1.

Age, gender, and objective melanoma risk factors distribution among the respondents

n (%)
Gender
    Men2,189 (26.8)
    Women5,989 (73.2)
Age (y)
    <251,848 (22.6)
    25-301,322 (16.2)
    31-402,165 (26.5)
    41-501,402 (17.1)
    >501,441 (17.6)
Hair color
    Black/brown6,034 (73.8)
    Blond1,739 (21.3)
    Red399 (4.9)
Fitzpatrick skin type
    I (%)405 (5.0)
    II (%)2,302 (28.2)
    III (%)4,914 (60.1)
    IV (%)550 (6.7)
Presence of freckles
    None3,590 (44.0)
    A few3,449 (42.2)
    Many1,128 (13.8)
No. of large moles (>6 mm)
    None1,801 (24.0)
    1-21,231 (16.4)
    ≥34,477 (59.6)
Sunburn before age 16 y
    Never1,801 (24.0)
    1-3 times4,005 (53.3)
    Almost every summer1,703 (22.7)
Family history of melanoma656 (8.0)
Previous melanoma557 (6.8)
Total number of risk factors
    0-32,639 (35.3)
    4-53,088 (41.4)
    >51,739 (23.3)