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Self-esteem and body image
4 questions polled on this topic
5% response rate
2,192 responded out of 43,136 polled
Apr 21. 2017
Do you feel pressure to make changes to your appearance (e.g. diet or wear makeup) in order to feel more accepted or attractive?
Apr 21. 2017
If you have felt any pressure to change your appearance where do you feel this pressure coming from the most?
Apr 21. 2017
How important is your appearance when deciding how to spend your time and money?
Apr 21. 2017
If you could share a message of body positivity with young people around the world on why we should all feel free to be ourselves, what would you say?

POLL RESULTS

APR 21. 2017
Do you feel pressure to make changes to your appearance (e.g. diet or wear makeup) in order to feel more accepted or attractive?
2,192 responded out of 43,136 polled
Female
15%
None
 
None
26%
Not much
 
Not much
39%
Some
 
Some
20%
A lot of pressure
 
A lot of pressure

Male
24%
None
 
None
27%
Not much
 
Not much
29%
Some
 
Some
20%
A lot of pressure
 
A lot of pressure
0-14
29%
none
 
none
32%
some
 
some
21%
not much
 
not much
18%
a lot of pressure
 
a lot of pressure

15-19
19%
none
 
none
35%
some
 
some
22%
not much
 
not much
23%
a lot of pressure
 
a lot of pressure

20-24
17%
none
 
none
36%
some
 
some
28%
not much
 
not much
20%
a lot of pressure
 
a lot of pressure

25-30
22%
none
 
none
34%
some
 
some
25%
not much
 
not much
19%
a lot of pressure
 
a lot of pressure

31-34
18%
none
 
none
37%
some
 
some
28%
not much
 
not much
17%
a lot of pressure
 
a lot of pressure

35+
29%
none
 
none
20%
some
 
some
31%
not much
 
not much
20%
a lot of pressure
 
a lot of pressure
20%
None
 
None
25%
Not much
 
Not much
33%
Some
 
Some
22%
A lot of pressure
 
A lot of pressure
APR 21. 2017
If you have felt any pressure to change your appearance where do you feel this pressure coming from the most?
2,578 responded out of 27,942 polled
Female
31%
Social media
 
Social media
16%
Family
 
Family
30%
Friends
 
Friends
11%
TV or films
 
TV or films
13%
Adverts
 
Adverts

Male
26%
Social media
 
Social media
15%
Family
 
Family
34%
Friends
 
Friends
13%
TV or films
 
TV or films
13%
Adverts
 
Adverts
0-14
21%
social media
 
social media
11%
tv or films
 
tv or films
32%
friends
 
friends
14%
adverts
 
adverts
23%
family
 
family

15-19
34%
social media
 
social media
13%
tv or films
 
tv or films
30%
friends
 
friends
9%
adverts
 
adverts
13%
family
 
family

20-24
29%
social media
 
social media
10%
tv or films
 
tv or films
32%
friends
 
friends
13%
adverts
 
adverts
15%
family
 
family

25-30
25%
social media
 
social media
13%
tv or films
 
tv or films
34%
friends
 
friends
14%
adverts
 
adverts
14%
family
 
family

31-34
19%
social media
 
social media
10%
tv or films
 
tv or films
29%
friends
 
friends
19%
adverts
 
adverts
24%
family
 
family

35+
19%
social media
 
social media
12%
tv or films
 
tv or films
26%
friends
 
friends
21%
adverts
 
adverts
22%
family
 
family
28%
Social media
 
Social media
16%
Family
 
Family
30%
Friends
 
Friends
12%
TV or films
 
TV or films
14%
Adverts
 
Adverts
APR 21. 2017
How important is your appearance when deciding how to spend your time and money?
2,717 responded out of 27,444 polled
Female
8%
Not important
 
Not important
32%
Not very important
 
Not very important
34%
A bit important
 
A bit important
25%
Very important
 
Very important

Male
11%
Not important
 
Not important
22%
Not very important
 
Not very important
26%
A bit important
 
A bit important
40%
Very important
 
Very important
0-14
39%
very important
 
very important
30%
a bit important
 
a bit important
7%
not important
 
not important
24%
not very important
 
not very important

15-19
29%
very important
 
very important
32%
a bit important
 
a bit important
10%
not important
 
not important
29%
not very important
 
not very important

20-24
35%
very important
 
very important
30%
a bit important
 
a bit important
8%
not important
 
not important
27%
not very important
 
not very important

25-30
35%
very important
 
very important
30%
a bit important
 
a bit important
10%
not important
 
not important
26%
not very important
 
not very important

31-34
34%
very important
 
very important
30%
a bit important
 
a bit important
11%
not important
 
not important
25%
not very important
 
not very important

35+
26%
very important
 
very important
28%
a bit important
 
a bit important
18%
not important
 
not important
28%
not very important
 
not very important
10%
Not important
 
Not important
26%
Not very important
 
Not very important
30%
A bit important
 
A bit important
35%
Very important
 
Very important
APR 21. 2017
If you could share a message of body positivity with young people around the world on why we should all feel free to be ourselves, what would you say?
2,720 responded out of 27,277 polled
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