Lifetime and five-year prevalence of homelessness in the United States.

  title={Lifetime and five-year prevalence of homelessness in the United States.},
  author={Bruce G. Link and Ezra S Susser and Ann Stueve and Jo C. Phelan and R E Moore and Elmer L. Struening},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={84 12},
OBJECTIVE Intense debate exists concerning the number of homeless people in the United States. Previous studies, counting currently homeless people, have provided point-prevalence estimates of homelessness but have been criticized on methodological grounds. This study reports lifetime and 5-year prevalence estimates of homelessness using a different methodological approach. METHODS Random-digit dialing was used to interview 1507 adults living in households with telephones in the 48 contiguous… 
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