Gender and the use of Veterans Health Administration homeless services programs among Iraq/Afghanistan veterans.

@article{Blackstock2012GenderAT,
  title={Gender and the use of Veterans Health Administration homeless services programs among Iraq/Afghanistan veterans.},
  author={Oni J Blackstock and Sally G. Haskell and Cynthia A Brandt and Rani A. Desai},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={347-52}
}
BACKGROUND Female Veterans comprise 12% of Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) Veterans, the largest proportion of women to serve of any prior cohort. We sought to determine the sex-specific risk of using a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) homeless program among OEF/OIF Veterans and to identify factors associated with increased risk of program use for women compared with men. METHODS We included OEF/OIF Veterans with at least 1 VHA clinical visit between October 1… CONTINUE READING
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