Correlates of adult assault among homeless women.

  title={Correlates of adult assault among homeless women.},
  author={Angela L. Hudson and Kynna N Wright and Debika Bhattacharya and Karabi Sinha and Adeline M. Nyamathi and Mary Marfisee},
  journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved},
  volume={21 4},
The purpose of this study was to assess predictors of sexual and physical assault among homeless women. A multivariate, correlation design was utilized to identify independent correlates of adult physical and sexual assault. The sample consisted of 202 homeless women residing in shelters or living on the street in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles. Respondents reporting a history of child sexual abuse were almost four times more likely to report being sexually assaulted as adults and were almost… CONTINUE READING
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