Utilization of health care services among subgroups of urban homeless and housed poor.

@article{OToole1999UtilizationOH,
  title={Utilization of health care services among subgroups of urban homeless and housed poor.},
  author={Thomas P. O'Toole and Jeanette L Gibbon and Barbara H. Hanusa and Michael J. Fine},
  journal={Journal of health politics, policy and law},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={91-114}
}
The objective of this study was to describe health services utilization by homeless and housed poor adults stratified by six-month primary sheltering arrangements. The primary method used in this study was a cross-sectional survey of 373 homeless adults. Interviews at twenty-four community-based sites (in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania) assessed demographic and clinical characteristics, reasons for homelessness, functional status and social support networks, and health services utilization… CONTINUE READING
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