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Table 3 Use of other personal care products in five different user groups of skin care products (n = 114 202). The NOWAC study, 2003–2011, Tromsø, Norway

From: Characterization of heavy users of skin care products among Norwegian women from 2003 to 2011

  Use of skin care products
  None Light Moderate Frequent Heavy
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
  2131 (100) 43239 (100) 28455 (100) 38037 (100) 2340 (100)
Sunscreena
 In Norway 851 (39.9) 29714 (68.7) 22441 (78.9) 30287 (79.6) 1848 (79.0)
 In southern latitudes 817 (38.3) 26790 (61.9) 20778 (73.0) 28671 (75.4) 1711 (73.1)
 At Easter holiday 800 (37.5) 27305 (63.2) 20522 (72.1) 27978 (73.6) 1629 (69.6)
Perfumeb
 Never/seldom 1089 (53.0) 11338 (27.0) 5210 (18.5) 5608 (15.0) 358 (15.8)
 1–3/month 259 (12.6) 6072 (14.4) 3144 (11.2) 2884 (7.7) 159 (7.0)
 1/week 133 (6.5) 3693 (8.8) 2598 (9.2) 2708 (7.24) 131 (5.8)
 2–4/week 160 (7.8) 5654 (13.5) 4748 (16.9) 5080 (13.6) 218 (9.6)
 5–6/week 67 (3.3) 2272 (5.4) 1891 (6.7) 2285 (6.1) 69 (3.0)
 1/day 340 (16.6) 12523 (29.8) 10118 (36.0) 17783 (47.6) 805 (35.4)
 ≥2/day 7 (0.3) 492 (1.2) 427 (1.5) 1052 (2.8) 532 (23.4)
  Median (25th–75th percentile) Median (25th–75th percentile) Median (25th–75th percentile) Median (25th–75th percentile) Median (25th–75th percentile)
Shower frequencyc 10 (10–30) 20 (10–30) 10 (10–20) 30 (20–30) 30 (20–30)
  1. a1 observation missing
  2. b2295 observations missing
  3. c2780 observations missing