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A Society of Mannequins

It is rare for men and women to feel good about their bodies these days. This may be the result of several different factors. Please complete this survey to aid in my research on society's body image obsession.
What is your opinion of your physical appearance?
Poor; I am never satisfied with the way I look.
Okay; I am a little satisfied with my body.
Good; I am satisfied with my image.
Great; I am happy with the way I look.
Excellent; I love my body image, and am proud of it.
Would you change any part of your physical appearance?
Yes
No
I'm not sure
Do you feel your weight is acceptable?
Yes
No
I'm not sure
Have you ever dieted, either to lose weight, gain weight, or maintain your weight?
Yes
No
I'm not sure
If you have ever dieted to lose, gain, or maintain your weight, were you successful?
Yes
No
I'm not sure
Some of the reasons I have dieted include: (Choose any applicable)
To "Fit in"
For my health
For my happiness
Because someone else made me
Other
Do you believe in exercise as a good way to achieve or maintain an acceptable body image?
Yes
No
Somewhat
I'm not sure
Some things that influence my opinion of the ideal body image include: (Choose all that apply)
Celebrities
My parents
My peers
My close friends
My siblings
TV commercials
TV shows
The news
Magazines
The Internet
My counselor
The leaders of my country
Music
Art
Other
Some things I feel are important to the ideal body image include: (Choose all that apply)
Facial features
Proportion of physical features
Symmetry of physical features
Hair color
Type of hair style
Clothing
Weight
Shoes
Hands and fingernails
Feet, Toes, and toenails
Buttocks
Back
Torso
Chest
Legs
Personality
Sense of humor
Willpower
Ambition
Intelligence
Open-mindedness
Other
A person's mind and attitude is more important to me than his or her appearance.
I strongly agree.
I agree.
I do not agree.
I strongly disagree.
I have no preference.
The US has an obesity problem.
I strongly agree.
I agree.
I do not agree.
I strongly disagree.
I have no opinion.
Some things I feel contribute to weight problems in recent times include: (choose any that apply)
Plentiful resources
An abundance of food
Too little exercise
A lack of concern
Parental influence
Peer pressure
Machines doing what we used to
The media
Religion
Other
What most makes you comfortable, confident, and happy?
My friends
My family
A good education
Nice clothes and shoes
Being clean
Staying home
Exercising
Other
This poll was created on 2004-03-30 15:35:24 by Coleigh120