Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
From the 2010 National Health Interview Survey Cancer Control Supplement:
DURING THE PAST 12 MONTHS, have you used an indoor tanning device such as a sunlamp, sunbed, or tanning booth EVEN ONE TIME? Do NOT include times you have gotten a spray-on tan.
DURING THE PAST 12 MONTHS, how many times have you used an indoor tanning device such as a sunlamp, sunbed or tanning booth? Do NOT include times you have gotten a spray-on tan.
Data include persons who used indoor tanning devices one or more times in the past 12 months.
This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.
In 2013, the original baseline was revised from 15.2% to 5.6% due to a change in the baseline year from 2008 to 2010. The target was adjusted from 13.7% to 3.6% to reflect the revised baseline using a new target-setting method of 2 percentage point improvement.
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