Results for - Bug-A-Phobia

1,452 voters participated in this survey
Fear of insects mainly includes a disgust response or aversion to bugs. Insects and bugs often appear

1. Fear of insects mainly includes a disgust response or aversion to bugs. Insects and bugs often appear "ugly or disgusting" owing to their shape or colors. Do you have a fear of bugs?

Yes
31%
451 votes
No
49%
714 votes
Undecided
12%
176 votes
Not Applicable
8%
111 votes

2. Did you know the fear of bugs or fear of insects is known as Entomophobia or Acarophobia?

Yes
39%
566 votes
No
46%
671 votes
Undecided
6%
88 votes
Not Applicable
9%
127 votes

3. Which symptoms of Entomophobia are you familiar with?

Complaining constantly about being bitten by bugs.
14%
209 votes
Excessive cleaning.
13%
183 votes
Different degrees of self mutilation.
4%
64 votes
Social isolation.
6%
87 votes
Frequent visits to doctors.
6%
80 votes
Obesity and physical inactivity.
4%
52 votes
Constantly searching on the Internet to self-validate their beliefs about insects.
5%
79 votes
Physical symptoms like nausea, shaking, trembling, headaches, crying, screaming at the sight of bugs.
12%
175 votes
Going to great lengths to avoid bugs and insects.
25%
361 votes
N/A
55%
796 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
5 votes

4. What type of bugs or insects do you have a phobia from?

Bee, Wasp or Hornet
24%
353 votes
Ants
7%
107 votes
Grasshopper
6%
90 votes
Spiders
27%
397 votes
Cockroach
27%
396 votes
Butterfly or Moth
3%
44 votes
Ladybug
3%
37 votes
Flies
7%
103 votes
Bed Bug
22%
316 votes
Mosquitoes
13%
187 votes
Cricket
4%
64 votes
Ticks
19%
276 votes
Beetle
8%
115 votes
Dragonfly
5%
68 votes
Cicada
7%
97 votes
Yuck, all types of insects!
10%
141 votes
N/A
40%
574 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
23 votes
08/26/2015 Living 1452 40 By: SmokeyandBandit

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