Phobia Facts – 100 Surprising Facts About Phobias

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Fun Facts About Phobias

7% of people in the U.S. aged 18 to 54, or approximately 5.3 million has social problems in any given year.

Women are three times likely to develop agoraphobia compared to men.

More people are having a phobia of frogs than rats.

Women are more likely to suffer from animal phobia and social anxiety compared to men.

Phobias may be memories that are passed down in genes through our ancestors.

Sitophobia is the fear of food.

Triskaisekaphobia is the fear of number 13.

Phonophobia is the fear of loud sounds, or one’s own voice or voices.

Papaphobia is the fear of the pope.

Allodoxaphobia is the fear of hearing the opinions of other people.