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Pandemic stress weighs heavily on Gen Z, according to a poll from AP-NORC and MTV

AP Poll Generation Z Pandemic
Gene J. Puskar
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AP
Locks cover the fence on the Love Bridge in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh as a person walks by Nov. 3, 2021.

Among Americans in Gen Z — the survey included ages 13 to 24 — 46% said the pandemic has made it harder to pursue their education or career goals, compared with 36% of Millennials and 31% in Generation X.

A new poll finds that the stresses of the coronavirus pandemic have been especially hard for younger Americans, in particular when it comes to their education and social lives.

The poll from MTV Entertainment Group and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that Americans ages 13 through 56 think the pandemic made parts of their lives harder, but Gen Z reported higher levels of disruption to their education and dating lives.

Among Americans in Gen Z — the survey included ages 13 to 24 — 46% said the pandemic has made it harder to pursue their education or career goals, compared with 36% of Millennials and 31% in Generation X.

Health experts say it's consistent with what they're seeing as younger people report higher rates of anxiety and depression following months of remote learning.

AP Poll-Generation Z-Pandemic-Challenges
Kati Perry
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AP
A new MTV/AP-NORC poll finds that close to half of Gen Z Americans ages 13 to 24 say COVID-19 has made pursuing education or career goals more difficult, compared to 36% of Millennials and 31% of Gen X.

Click here to read more of this article from the Associated Press.