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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents (n = 994)

From: Exploring the beliefs and perceptions of spending time in nature among U.S. youth

Self-reported characteristics n (%)
Age (years), mean (SD) 18.9 (2.7)
 Age range 14–24
Gender
 Male 440 (44.3)
 Female 471 (47.4)
 Other Gendera 82 (8.3)
Race/Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic White 569 (57.4)
 Non-Hispanic Black 81 (8.2)
 Hispanic 129 (13.0)
 Non-Hispanic Other 213 (21.5)
Participant education level
 Less than high schoolb 394 (39.7)
 High school grad 146 (14.7)
 Some college or tech school 291 (29.3)
 Associate’s or tech grad 33 (3.3)
 Bachelor’s degree or higher 129 (13.0)
Region
 Midwest 336 (32.9)
 Northeast 162 (16.3)
 South 282 (28.5)
 West 211 (21.3)
Eligible for free or reduced school lunch
 Yes 361 (36.6)
 No 624 (63.4)
  1. aIncludes participants that self-identified as transgender, nonbinary or other
  2. bIncludes participants still in high school