Study finds men are more afraid of bugs than women


HONOLULU (KHON2) — According to a new study, men are more afraid of bugs than women.

The “OnePoll” study found that 64% of people are fearful of insects, but it was the men who were more terrified of the creepy crawlers than women. Thirty-two percent of the men saying that they were “very scared” of bugs.

Compare that to 22% of females who were afraid.

No matter the gender, over 50% of survey respondents say they use bug killers to get rid of insects in their homes.

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