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Table 1 Demographics collected at intake of youth who received mental health services

From: Assessing and treating complex mental health needs among homeless youth in a shelter-based clinic

 N (%)
Gender
 Female41 (60.3%)
 Male26 (38.2)
 MTF Transgender1 (1.5%)
Sexual Orientation
 Straight/Heterosexual48 (70.6%)
 Gay or Lesbian9 (13.2%)
 Bisexual9 (13.2%)
 Don’t Know1 (1.5%)
 Other1 (1.5%)
Race
 Black or African American43 (55.8%)
 White/Non-Hispanic3 (3.9%)
 Mixed/No Primary Affiliation13 (16.9%)
 Other7 (9.1%)
 Don’t Know1 (1.3%)
 Refused/Don’t Know10 (13.0%)
Ethnicity
 Hispanic/Latino/Spanish Origin17 (22.1%)
Highest Level of Education
 Less than High School27 (40.3%)
 Regular High School Diploma23 (34.3%)
 GED or alternative credential7 (10.4%)
 Vocational/training school after High School1 (1.5%)
 Some College or Associate Degree9 (13.4%)
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