75% of girls with low self-esteem reported engaging in negative activities life cutting, bullying, smoking, or disordered eating.
Dove Self-Esteem Fund. Assessed May 2. 2020
Over 70% of girls age 15 to 17 avoid normal daily activities, such as attending school, when they feel bad about their looks.
7% of middle school boys report having low self esteem due to the increase pressure to “pursue an intimate partner, pressures to perform athletically and pressures regarding physical body image.