Prevalence and Risk of Homelessness Among US Veterans

  title={Prevalence and Risk of Homelessness Among US Veterans},
  author={Jamison D. Fargo and Stephen Metraux and Thomas Byrne and Ellen A Munley and Ann Elizabeth Montgomery and Harlan Jones and George H Sheldon and Vincent R. Kane and Dennis P. Culhane},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
INTRODUCTION Understanding the prevalence of and risk for homelessness among veterans is prerequisite to preventing and ending homelessness among this population. Homeless veterans are at higher risk for chronic disease; understanding the dynamics of homelessness among veterans can contribute to our understanding of their health needs. METHODS We obtained data on demographic characteristics and veteran status for 130,554 homeless people from 7 jurisdictions that provide homelessness services… CONTINUE READING
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