Figure 6.5.7: Wearing sunglasses, protective clothing and sunscreen always or often
Percent of population (18+) who report always or often wearing sunglasses with UV protection, protective clothing and sunscreen, Middlesex-London, 2001 to 2017
Wearing sunglasses was the most common behaviour reported by the population for protection against UV radiation. In 2017, nearly two-thirds of the population (65.5%) reported wearing sunglasses always or often.
About half the population of adults 18 and older reported wearing protective clothing (50.5%) and 39.2% reported wearing sunscreen always or often.