Texas Tech University

Women With This Many Tattoos Have the Highest Self-Esteem

Yahoo! Health

November 25, 2015

Yahoo! Health - Researchers from Texas Tech University surveyed nearly 2,400 college-age people at six American universities and discovered that women who have four or more tattoos report having the highest levels of self-esteem as compared to those who have fewer than four tattoos or none at all.

Lead study author Jerome Koch, PhD, a professor and associate chair of sociology at Texas Tech University, tells Yahoo Health that he was surprised by his findings. "There's just this weird paradox, only among women with four or more tattoos."

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