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Adolescent Research Survey-Results (students)

Reaction Questions Strongly
Disagree
     1
Somewhat
Disagree
      2
Neutral

    3
Somewhat
   Agree
       4
Strongly
 Agree
    5
Total #
respons/
1. Because adolescents do not have much experience in life, they see only their day-to-day existence! (8)
16.3%
(12)
24.5%
(16)
32.6%
(11)
22.4%
(2)
4%
(49)
2. In early adolescence, love is usually limited to powerful but temporary crushes. (1)
2.0%
(12)
24%
(10)
20%
(23)
46%
(4)
8%
(50)
3. Teenage boys are usually given more freedom than girls! (3)
6.1%
(3)
6.1%
(13)
26.5%
(15)
30.6%
(15)
30.6%
(49)
4. Teenage girls argue more with their parents than teenage boys do. They are better and more comfortable talking with their parents than boys are. (4)
8.1%
(9)
18.4%
(9)
18.4%
(18)
36.7%
(9)
18.4%
(49)
5. Teenage boys do not like to talk to their parents, and do not want their parents to know what is going on in their life. (2)

4.0%
(10)

20%
(15)

30%
(14)

28%
(9)

18%
(50)
6. It is very important for adolescents (teenagers) to view their parents as being flawed. (9)
18.4%
(9)
18.4%
(11)
22.4%
(14)
28.6%
(6)
12.2%
(49)
7. Not only do teenagers see their parents as flawed, they also find them embarrassing (shame), if seen with them anywhere outside the home! (12)

24%
(13)

26%
(5)

10%
(12)

24%
(8)

16%
(50)

8. Success in the classroom or in sports is very important, but true happiness for a teenager begins and ends with friends. (1)

2%
(3)

6.2%
(3)

6.2%
(20)

41.6%
(21)

43.7%
(48)

9. In general, in regards to "fitting in", teenage boys have it easier than teenage girls. (3)
6.1%
(10)
20.4%
(12)
24.4%
(15)
30.6%
(9)
18.3%
(49)
10. Not only are teenage girls self-conscious about how they look, most of them feel they are ugly or less attractive than they really are. (2)

4.1%
(4)

8.3%
(5)

10.4%
(16)

33.3%
(21)

43.7%
(48)

#'s above include all students who responded to the survey