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Lying Statistics


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Percent of adults who admit to telling lies "sometimes" or "often"12 %
Percent of women who admit to occasionally telling harmless half-truths80 %
Percent of people who admit to lying on their resumes31 %
Percent of patients who lie to their doctor13 %
Percent of patients who "stretched the truth" to their doctor32 %
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Percent of patients who lied about following a doctors treatment plan40 %
Percent of patients who lied about their diet and exercise regiments30 %
Percent of people who lie at least once during a 10-minute conversation60 %
Average number of lies per day by men to their partner, boss, or colleagues6
Average number of lies per day by women to their partner, boss, or colleagues3
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Little White Lies : The Truth About Why Women Lie
DatabaseRecords.com, Newsweek
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: July 26, 2017

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