U.S. LGBTQ youth with a high level of stress in 2017, by gender identity

This statistic depicts the percentage of LGBTQ youth in the U.S. that perceived their stress level as a "5" or higher (on a scale of 1-10), by gender identity. According to the data, among those who identified as a trans boy, 90 percent indicated that their stress level was 5 or higher.

Percentage of U.S. LGBTQ youth that reported their stress level as being high in 2017, by gender identity

Percentage of LGBTQ youth
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Release date

March 2018


United States

Survey time period

April to December 2017

Number of respondents

12,000 youth

Age group

13-17 years

Special properties

Self-reported LGBTQ community members

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

LGBTQ = lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer

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