A cluster analysis of service utilization and incarceration among homeless youth.

@article{KortButler2012ACA,
  title={A cluster analysis of service utilization and incarceration among homeless youth.},
  author={Lisa A. Kort-Butler and Kimberly A. Tyler},
  journal={Social science research},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={
          612-23
        }
}
Our paper examines service usage (e.g., shelter) as well as a typology of individuals who are most likely to use groupings of services among 249 homeless youth. Our results revealed that the majority of homeless young people have used food programs (66%) and street outreach (65%) on at least one occasion within the past year. Cluster analysis of services revealed four distinct groups: (1) basic survival service use, characterized by above average shelter, food, and outreach service use, but… CONTINUE READING
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