Changing Faces – male perspectives survey
Survey among men with a mark, scar or condition that makes them look different.
  • Two thirds of men with a disfigurement feel embarrassed, worried or afraid because they look different
  • Three-quarters of men with a visible difference say men are under pressure to meet macho male stereotypes (76%) and that men do not talk about their appearance (75%)
  • Nearly three-quarters of men (72%) say there should be more conversations among men with visible differences
  • A quarter (23%) of men with a visible difference feel self-conscious or embarrassed about showing parts of their body
  • Two-thirds (64%) of men with visible differences felt negative emotions, such as being embarrassed, worried or afraid, when they realised they looked different
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Date Published
30/09/2020
Client
Changing Faces
Methodology
Savanta ComRes interviewed 1022 men with a mark, scar or condition that makes them look different online between 23rd October and 11th November 2019. Data were weighted to be representative of those with a mark, scar or condition that makes them look different by age and region. This weighting scheme was sourced from a nationally representative public omnibus survey run between the 22nd and 24th March 2019.
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