“I always feel good about my physical appearance.”
Gallup recently asked more than 8,000 Americans whether they agreed or disagreed with that statement, and to rate their level of agreement on a 5-point scale with 5 meaning you strongly agree.
The young and old were the most comfortable with their looks.
Two-thirds, or 66%, of those 65 and older strongly agreed, with a 4 or 5 rating.
Next was the 18- to 34-year-old age group, at 61%.
Middle age, however, is not kind. Only 54% of the 35- to 64-year-olds are feelin’ good.
• Blacks and Hispanics are much more likely than whites and, to a lesser extent, Asians to say they always feel good about their appearance.
• Men are more likely than women to feel good about their appearance, though this margin narrows among older age groups.
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