Skin Cancer Risk Tool
 
Question Your answer
1 Did you spend your childhood in Australia or have a lot of exposure to UV radiation as an adult? Yes
No
2 Is your skin fair? Yes
No
3 What is your hair colour? Blonde/Red
Brown
Black
4 What is your eye colour? Blue/Green
Hazel
Brown
5 Do you have any freckles or moles? Many
Some
None
6 Do you tan intentionally (this includes using solariums)? Yes
No
7 Does your skin burn easily? Yes. Burns easily and never tans
Yes. Burns easily and tans slightly
Yes. Sometimes burns but tans gradually to a light brown
Sometimes. Burns occasionally but always tans to a moderate brown
Rarely. Tans well.
Never.
8 Have you ever been sunburnt? Yes
No
9 Have you had skin cancer? Yes
No
10 Has anyone in your family had skin cancer? Yes
No
11 Where is your job? Outdoors
Mixed
Indoors

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World Health Organization: Sunbeds, tanning and UV exposure
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