The health of homeless immigrants.

  title={The health of homeless immigrants.},
  author={Shirley Chiu and Donald A Redelmeier and George Tolomiczenko and Alex Kiss and Stephen W. Hwang},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={63 11},
BACKGROUND This study examined the association between immigrant status and current health in a representative sample of 1189 homeless people in Toronto, Canada. METHODS Multivariate regression analyses were performed to examine the relationship between immigrant status and current health status (assessed using the SF-12) among homeless recent immigrants (< or = 10 years since immigration), non-recent immigrants (>10 years since immigration) and Canadian-born individuals recruited at shelters… CONTINUE READING
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