Peer Pressure Survey Statistics at Survelum Public Data Bank

Data collected: 1738 survey responses
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What age group are you in?

I am still an AdolescentData Graph (950; 55%)What age group are you in? - Stats Chart
I am in my 20'sData Graph (394; 23%)
I am in my 30'sData Graph (141; 8%)
I am in my 40'sData Graph (90; 5%)
I am over 50Data Graph (90; 5%)
Not CheckedData Graph (73; 4%)

As an adolescent, what financial class did your family fit closest into?

LowerData Graph (130; 7%)As an adolescent, what financial class did your family fit closest into? - Stats Chart
Lower-MiddleData Graph (327; 19%)
MiddleData Graph (779; 45%)
Upper-MiddleData Graph (365; 21%)
UpperData Graph (137; 8%)

What type of schools did you go to?

Public SchoolsData Graph (860; 49%)What type of schools did you go to? - Stats Chart
Private SchoolsData Graph (667; 38%)
I was Home SchooledData Graph (113; 7%)
I dropped out of schoolData Graph (98; 6%)

What size town/city did you spend your adolescent years in?

Small TownData Graph (443; 25%)What size town/city did you spend your adolescent years in? - Stats Chart
AverageData Graph (796; 46%)
Large cityData Graph (499; 29%)

What were you and your friend's biggest interests?

We were mostly involved in sportsData Graph (503; 29%)What were you and your friend`s biggest interests? - Stats Chart
Most people thought we were trouble makersData Graph (354; 20%)
We were all involved in some kind of clubData Graph (353; 20%)
We liked to give back to the community with volunteer work, etc.Data Graph (164; 9%)
We mostly spent time studyingData Graph (364; 21%)

Peer Pressure Experiences

Have you pressured a friend into doing something you could tell they were not comfortable with?

YesData Graph (656; 38%)Have you pressured a friend into doing something you could tell they were not comfortable with? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (724; 42%)
Not CheckedData Graph (358; 21%)

Have you teased somebody you actually liked just because your friends were teasing them?

YesData Graph (695; 40%)Have you teased somebody you actually liked just because your friends were teasing them? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (685; 39%)
Not CheckedData Graph (358; 21%)

Were you ever pressured into doing something you knew was bad for your health?

YesData Graph (588; 34%)Were you ever pressured into doing something you knew was bad for your health? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (792; 46%)
Not CheckedData Graph (358; 21%)

Were you ever pressured into doing something you knew was illegal?

YesData Graph (535; 31%)Were you ever pressured into doing something you knew was illegal? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (845; 49%)
Not CheckedData Graph (358; 21%)

Have you lied about liking something just because you thought your friends would make fun of you if they knew?

YesData Graph (805; 46%)Have you lied about liking something just because you thought your friends would make fun of you if  - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (575; 33%)
Not CheckedData Graph (358; 21%)

Have you lied to your parents because your friends told you to do so?

YesData Graph (658; 38%)Have you lied to your parents because your friends told you to do so? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (722; 42%)
Not CheckedData Graph (358; 21%)

Peer Pressure Opinions

What percent of the other students do you think were influenced by peer pressure?

20%Data Graph (146; 8%)What percent of the other students do you think were influenced by peer pressure? - Stats Chart
50%Data Graph (285; 16%)
75%Data Graph (306; 18%)
All of themData Graph (262; 15%)
Not CheckedData Graph (739; 43%)

As an adolescent were you influenced by peer pressure?

Yes, once or twiceData Graph (280; 16%)As an adolescent were you influenced by peer pressure? - Stats Chart
SometimesData Graph (441; 25%)
Yes, All the timeData Graph (155; 9%)
No, NeverData Graph (123; 7%)
Not CheckedData Graph (739; 43%)

If you were influenced by peer pressure, how do you feel it affected you?

In a positive wayData Graph (163; 9%)If you were influenced by peer pressure, how do you feel it affected you? - Stats Chart
In a negative wayData Graph (192; 11%)
Both ways, depending on the situationData Graph (528; 30%)
I was not influenced by peer pressureData Graph (116; 7%)
Not CheckedData Graph (739; 43%)

How serious of an issue do you believe peer pressure is?

Very serious, teachers and other adults should do all they can to raise awareness about it.Data Graph (425; 24%)How serious of an issue do you believe peer pressure is? - Stats Chart
It's a problem, but most teenagers can deal with it on their own.Data Graph (437; 25%)
Its not a problem at all.Data Graph (137; 8%)
Not CheckedData Graph (739; 43%)

Do you think that peer pressure is ever a good thing?

No, neverData Graph (231; 13%)Do you think that peer pressure is ever a good thing? - Stats Chart
Sometimes, depending on the situationData Graph (661; 38%)
Yes, alwaysData Graph (107; 6%)
Not CheckedData Graph (739; 43%)

Is peer pressure more prevalent with:

Wealthy teensData Graph (158; 9%)Is peer pressure more prevalent with: - Stats Chart
Middle class teensData Graph (168; 10%)
Less privileged teensData Graph (153; 9%)
It's the same with all teens regardless of their families incomeData Graph (520; 30%)
Not CheckedData Graph (739; 43%)

Does peer pressure only affect people in their adolescent years?

Yes, I don't experience much of it nowData Graph (258; 15%)Does peer pressure only affect people in their adolescent years? - Stats Chart
No, I still experience it sometimesData Graph (532; 31%)
No, I still experience it just as much as I did when I was youngerData Graph (209; 12%)
Not CheckedData Graph (739; 43%)

Do you think that those who give in to peer pressure are less confident than others?

YesData Graph (607; 35%)Do you think that those who give in to peer pressure are less confident than others? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (392; 23%)
Not CheckedData Graph (739; 43%)

Do you believe peer pressure affected teens 100 years ago?

Yes, probably just as much as it does nowData Graph (368; 21%)Do you believe peer pressure affected teens 100 years ago? - Stats Chart
Yes, maybe a littleData Graph (430; 25%)
No, teens had more important things to worry about back thenData Graph (201; 12%)
Not CheckedData Graph (739; 43%)

Can giving into peer pressure make you a more successful person?

No, peer pressure can only distract a person from reaching their goalsData Graph (626; 36%)Can giving into peer pressure make you a more successful person? - Stats Chart
Yes, "giving in" can help a person move up the social ladderData Graph (373; 21%)
Not CheckedData Graph (739; 43%)

Looking back, are there choices you made that you don't think you would have if your wern't pressured into them?

YesData Graph (645; 37%)Looking back, are there choices you made that you don`t think you would have if your wern`t pressure - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (354; 20%)
Not CheckedData Graph (739; 43%)

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How has peer pressure most affected your life?

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Do you think peer pressure is positive or negative? Why?

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Is there a situation, in your adolescent years, that stands out most, that was created by peer pressure?

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