Differences in 5-year survival after a 'homeless' or 'housed' drugs-related hospital admission: a study of 15--30-year olds in Scotland.

BACKGROUND Young drug misusers and the homeless both have a greater risk of death than their peers. This study sought to estimate the additional impact of homelessness on the risk of death for young drugs misusers. METHODS From all admissions to NHS hospitals in Scotland between 1986 and 2001, those that were: drug misuse related, for people born between… (More)