Summertime is here! While that may be great news to some, it creates a bit of anxiety for others.

Think about the last time you wore your bathing suit in public. According to a new study, if you've done it in the last five years, you're different from one-third of the general public.

The survey, conducted online in the U.S. on behalf of Nutrisystem by Harris Poll, polled 2,033 Americans, both male and female, and found:

  • 32 percent have not worn a swimsuit in public in more than five years or ever;
  • 20 percent admitted to having not worn a swimsuit in 10 years or more;
  • Five percent admitted to having never worn a swimsuit.

That's a lot of people who are shy about their bodies! Heck, I would wear a bathing suit to work if I was allowed!