The characteristics and needs of sheltered homeless and low-income housed mothers.

@article{Bassuk1996TheCA,
  title={The characteristics and needs of sheltered homeless and low-income housed mothers.},
  author={Ellen L. Bassuk and Linda F Weinreb and John C. Buckner and Angela Browne and Amy Salomon and Shari S. Bassuk},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1996},
  volume={276 8},
  pages={640-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare characteristics of homeless and low-income housed mothers across economic, psychosocial, and physical health domains. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Community of Worcester, Mass. PARTICIPANTS A cross-sectional sample of 220 sheltered homeless mothers and 216 low-income housed (never homeless) mothers receiving welfare. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Income, housing, life events, social support, history of abuse and assault, and mental and physical health. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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