40pct of 6-year-old Brit girls want to change their looks!

December 3rd, 2007 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin  

London, Dec 3 (ANI): A poll has found that two out of five girls between the age group of 6 to 12 want to change their appearance.

According to the poll, more than one in four have a desire to be thinner or change the shape of their body.

The survey also revealed that 15 per cent wanted to change their face or to be taller and a quarter would like different hair.

A separate poll was conducted, where kids were asked to name their worst fear.

In the poll of 1,000 kids between the age group of six to 12, children dreaded being bullied, with 13 per cent naming it their worst fear.

One in ten kids were scared of being shot or stabbed, and 11 per cent reported falling out with pals was what they fear most.

In another survey of kids relationship with their parents, more than a quarter did not consider their dad as a member of their immediate family as compared to 96 per cent who included their mothers.

The poll for BBC kids show Newsrounds 35th birthday showed that two out of three kids lived with both parents.

Most of the rest lived with mum and just one child in 33 lived with only their dad.

In another poll regarding kids ambitions, more than a quarter of boys said they wanted to be a footballer when they grew up, while 12 per cent wanted to play another sport.

Eight per cent said they wanted to be a builder, electrician or plumber.

Girls top ambitions were to be a teacher (12 per cent), a hairdresser or beautician (11 per cent) and a nurse (nine per cent).

Most were thrilled about Christmas and birthdays, and 13 per cent also expecting to get a job.
It throws up interesting questions about the relationships they have with their friends, family and other adults, The Sun quoted Sinead Rocks, Newsround editor, as saying. (ANI)

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