U-REPORTERS IN THE UK
The NSPCC & University of Oxford ask, how do you cope?
5 questions polled on this topic
29% response rate
140 responded out of 478 polled
Jun 13. 2017
Who do you turn to when you have problems at home?
Jun 13. 2017
When you’re feeling down, what do you do to improve your mood?
Jun 13. 2017
What have been the biggest turning points in your life?
Jun 13. 2017
When a friend is unhappy, what do you do to help?
Jun 13. 2017
When you’re on your own and feeling down, what do you think about to boost your mood?

POLL RESULTS

JUN 13. 2017
Who do you turn to when you have problems at home?
140 responded out of 478 polled
Female
5%
School or college
 
School or college
60%
Friends
 
Friends
4%
People online
 
People online
10%
Brother or sister
 
Brother or sister
21%
Parent or caregiver
 
Parent or caregiver

Male
11%
School or college
 
School or college
53%
Friends
 
Friends
11%
People online
 
People online
16%
Brother or sister
 
Brother or sister
11%
Parent or caregiver
 
Parent or caregiver
0-14
0%
school or college
 
school or college
0%
brother or sister
 
brother or sister
0%
friends
 
friends
100%
parent or caregiver
 
parent or caregiver
0%
people online
 
people online

15-19
8%
school or college
 
school or college
11%
brother or sister
 
brother or sister
63%
friends
 
friends
11%
parent or caregiver
 
parent or caregiver
6%
people online
 
people online

20-24
0%
school or college
 
school or college
0%
brother or sister
 
brother or sister
75%
friends
 
friends
25%
parent or caregiver
 
parent or caregiver
0%
people online
 
people online

25-30
0%
school or college
 
school or college
25%
brother or sister
 
brother or sister
50%
friends
 
friends
25%
parent or caregiver
 
parent or caregiver
0%
people online
 
people online

31-34
0%
school or college
 
school or college
0%
brother or sister
 
brother or sister
0%
friends
 
friends
0%
parent or caregiver
 
parent or caregiver
0%
people online
 
people online

35+
0%
school or college
 
school or college
0%
brother or sister
 
brother or sister
25%
friends
 
friends
75%
parent or caregiver
 
parent or caregiver
0%
people online
 
people online
6%
School or college
 
School or college
56%
Friends
 
Friends
6%
People online
 
People online
10%
Brother or sister
 
Brother or sister
23%
Parent or caregiver
 
Parent or caregiver
JUN 13. 2017
When you’re feeling down, what do you do to improve your mood?
152 responded out of 156 polled
Female
11%
Go online
 
Go online
15%
Relax at home
 
Relax at home
10%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Go shopping
 
Go shopping
11%
Spend time out-of-doors
 
Spend time out-of-doors
4%
Be creative
 
Be creative
4%
Spend time with pets
 
Spend time with pets
6%
Hang out with friends
 
Hang out with friends
33%
Listen to music
 
Listen to music

Male
9%
Go online
 
Go online
17%
Relax at home
 
Relax at home
13%
Exercise
 
Exercise
0%
Go shopping
 
Go shopping
4%
Spend time out-of-doors
 
Spend time out-of-doors
0%
Be creative
 
Be creative
0%
Spend time with pets
 
Spend time with pets
13%
Hang out with friends
 
Hang out with friends
43%
Listen to music
 
Listen to music
0-14
0%
spend time out-of-doors
 
spend time out-of-doors
0%
go shopping
 
go shopping
33%
spend time with pets
 
spend time with pets
67%
relax at home
 
relax at home
0%
go online
 
go online
0%
listen to music
 
listen to music
0%
be creative
 
be creative
0%
hang out with friends
 
hang out with friends
0%
exercise
 
exercise

15-19
9%
spend time out-of-doors
 
spend time out-of-doors
4%
go shopping
 
go shopping
3%
spend time with pets
 
spend time with pets
13%
relax at home
 
relax at home
11%
go online
 
go online
40%
listen to music
 
listen to music
3%
be creative
 
be creative
9%
hang out with friends
 
hang out with friends
10%
exercise
 
exercise

20-24
0%
spend time out-of-doors
 
spend time out-of-doors
0%
go shopping
 
go shopping
0%
spend time with pets
 
spend time with pets
50%
relax at home
 
relax at home
0%
go online
 
go online
25%
listen to music
 
listen to music
0%
be creative
 
be creative
0%
hang out with friends
 
hang out with friends
25%
exercise
 
exercise

25-30
25%
spend time out-of-doors
 
spend time out-of-doors
0%
go shopping
 
go shopping
0%
spend time with pets
 
spend time with pets
25%
relax at home
 
relax at home
0%
go online
 
go online
25%
listen to music
 
listen to music
0%
be creative
 
be creative
25%
hang out with friends
 
hang out with friends
0%
exercise
 
exercise

31-34
0%
spend time out-of-doors
 
spend time out-of-doors
0%
go shopping
 
go shopping
0%
spend time with pets
 
spend time with pets
0%
relax at home
 
relax at home
0%
go online
 
go online
0%
listen to music
 
listen to music
0%
be creative
 
be creative
0%
hang out with friends
 
hang out with friends
0%
exercise
 
exercise

35+
0%
spend time out-of-doors
 
spend time out-of-doors
0%
go shopping
 
go shopping
0%
spend time with pets
 
spend time with pets
0%
relax at home
 
relax at home
0%
go online
 
go online
33%
listen to music
 
listen to music
0%
be creative
 
be creative
33%
hang out with friends
 
hang out with friends
33%
exercise
 
exercise
11%
Go online
 
Go online
14%
Relax at home
 
Relax at home
9%
Exercise
 
Exercise
3%
Go shopping
 
Go shopping
9%
Spend time out-of-doors
 
Spend time out-of-doors
3%
Be creative
 
Be creative
6%
Spend time with pets
 
Spend time with pets
11%
Hang out with friends
 
Hang out with friends
34%
Listen to music
 
Listen to music
JUN 13. 2017
What have been the biggest turning points in your life?
132 responded out of 152 polled
school
moving
ncs
university
starting
life
going
new
people
secondary
getting
high
death
family
one
away
bullied
college
discovering
divorce
don
joining
know
meeting
parents
schools
volunteering
answer
changed
changing
coming
current
depression
ending
exams
form
friends
gcse
get
health
make
mental
moved
problems
realising
really
sorry
step
summer
sure
JUN 13. 2017
When a friend is unhappy, what do you do to help?
130 responded out of 132 polled
Female
0%
Look for advice
 
Look for advice
1%
Talk to other friends about them
 
Talk to other friends about them
1%
Tell someone at school
 
Tell someone at school
32%
Try to cheer them up
 
Try to cheer them up
15%
Approach them online
 
Approach them online
49%
Approach them in person
 
Approach them in person

Male
5%
Look for advice
 
Look for advice
5%
Talk to other friends about them
 
Talk to other friends about them
0%
Tell someone at school
 
Tell someone at school
15%
Try to cheer them up
 
Try to cheer them up
15%
Approach them online
 
Approach them online
60%
Approach them in person
 
Approach them in person
0-14
33%
approach them in person
 
approach them in person
0%
talk to other friends about them
 
talk to other friends about them
0%
tell someone at school
 
tell someone at school
67%
try to cheer them up
 
try to cheer them up
0%
approach them online
 
approach them online
0%
look for advice
 
look for advice

15-19
54%
approach them in person
 
approach them in person
0%
talk to other friends about them
 
talk to other friends about them
1%
tell someone at school
 
tell someone at school
31%
try to cheer them up
 
try to cheer them up
13%
approach them online
 
approach them online
0%
look for advice
 
look for advice

20-24
50%
approach them in person
 
approach them in person
0%
talk to other friends about them
 
talk to other friends about them
0%
tell someone at school
 
tell someone at school
0%
try to cheer them up
 
try to cheer them up
25%
approach them online
 
approach them online
25%
look for advice
 
look for advice

25-30
25%
approach them in person
 
approach them in person
0%
talk to other friends about them
 
talk to other friends about them
0%
tell someone at school
 
tell someone at school
25%
try to cheer them up
 
try to cheer them up
50%
approach them online
 
approach them online
0%
look for advice
 
look for advice

31-34
0%
approach them in person
 
approach them in person
0%
talk to other friends about them
 
talk to other friends about them
0%
tell someone at school
 
tell someone at school
0%
try to cheer them up
 
try to cheer them up
0%
approach them online
 
approach them online
0%
look for advice
 
look for advice

35+
0%
approach them in person
 
approach them in person
0%
talk to other friends about them
 
talk to other friends about them
0%
tell someone at school
 
tell someone at school
50%
try to cheer them up
 
try to cheer them up
50%
approach them online
 
approach them online
0%
look for advice
 
look for advice
2%
Look for advice
 
Look for advice
3%
Talk to other friends about them
 
Talk to other friends about them
1%
Tell someone at school
 
Tell someone at school
31%
Try to cheer them up
 
Try to cheer them up
15%
Approach them online
 
Approach them online
48%
Approach them in person
 
Approach them in person
JUN 13. 2017
When you’re on your own and feeling down, what do you think about to boost your mood?
122 responded out of 130 polled
music
friends
think
things
happy
good
try
watch
just
listen
family
future
go
life
memories
will
food
know
let
look
nothing
people
positive
talking
thoughts
times
always
can
distract
don
feel
forward
get
make
makes
poverty
read
something
talk
time
ve
video
youtube
actually
anything
books
boyfriend
come
everything
far

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