Statements about friendship 2013

Which of these statements about you and friendship do you agree with?

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 21, 2013
Statements about friendship 2013 This statistic shows the results of a 2013 survey among Americans aged 16 and older on statements regarding themselves and their friendships. About 42 percent of the respondents agreed to be a good friend.
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Which of these statements about you and friendship do you agree with?

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Share of respondents who agree
I am confident that I am a good friend42%
I'm a good friend to friends in tough times41%
I am confident my friends value my friendship 37%
I don't pick my friends strategically; friendships just seem to emerge36%
I am often surprised by who turns out to really be there for me19%
When bad things happen to me, I call friends first and family second 17%
Sometimes I worry that my friends won't be there for me in a crisis11%
Sometimes I think I spend too much time with the wrong friends6%
Share of respondents who agree
I am confident that I am a good friend42%
I'm a good friend to friends in tough times41%
I am confident my friends value my friendship 37%
I don't pick my friends strategically; friendships just seem to emerge36%
I am often surprised by who turns out to really be there for me19%
When bad things happen to me, I call friends first and family second 17%
Sometimes I worry that my friends won't be there for me in a crisis11%
Sometimes I think I spend too much time with the wrong friends6%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 21, 2013
This statistic shows the results of a 2013 survey among Americans aged 16 and older on statements regarding themselves and their friendships. About 42 percent of the respondents agreed to be a good friend.
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