(NEW YORK) — Millions of people have made resolutions for 2013, but if past resolution behavior is any indication of future performance, close to one-third of them will give up on their pledge within the first 30 days.
A survey conducted by the global research firm Kelton for self-help author Rory Vaden reveals that one-in-two Americans made a resolution in 2012, but 48 percent gave up at some point.
Thirty-one percent of all 2012 resolution-makers confessed that they stopped following through on their pledges within the first 30 days.
However, the survey did find that for those folks who made it past Jan. 30, more than three-quarters of them were still sticking with their resolutions in December.
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