Health and health care disparities among homeless women.

@article{Teruya2010HealthAH,
  title={Health and health care disparities among homeless women.},
  author={Cheryl Teruya and Douglas L. Longshore and Ronald Max Andersen and Lisa Arangua and Adeline M. Nyamathi and Barbara D. Leake and Lillian Gelberg},
  journal={Women & health},
  year={2010},
  volume={50 8},
  pages={719-36}
}
While disparities in health and health care between vulnerable (e.g., minorities, low-income) and majority populations are well documented, less is known about disparities within these special populations that are large and diverse. Such knowledge is essential to determine the neediest within these generally needy populations, and to plan interventions to reduce their health and health care disparities. With data from 1,331 women residing in Los Angeles County California, in one of the largest… CONTINUE READING
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