SC NYTD Survey Results

223 youth participated in the SC NYTD survey between October 2012 and September 2013.  A warm thank-you to all the 19-year-old youth who shared their thoughts and experiences with us! 

  • 35% of youth reported they were employed, while one in four youth had never had a job
  • 43% of youth reported they had a high school diploma or GED
  • 81% of youth reported they had at least one adult that they could talk with for emotional support
  • Youth reported engaging in healthy behaviors (79%) far more often than high risk behaviors (33%) in the last two years
  • One in four youth reported they had experienced homelessness within the last two years (i.e., since the age of 17)




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