Table 2: Summary of Published Homelessness Studies 1987-2005 by Domain Part A: Health-related Problems

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Table 2: Summary of Published Homelessness Studies 1987-2005 by Domain Part A: Health-related Problems

PublicationLocationSampleAge (years)OutcomesFindingsComments
Alperstein et al. (1987)New York City265 homeless children 1600 housed children0-5MiscellaneousHomeless Children > Housed Low Income Children > General Population 
Miller & Lin (1988)King County, WA158 homeless children0-17MiscellaneousHomeless Children > General Population 
Wood et al. (1990)Los Angeles194 homeless children 193 housed children0-5MiscellaneousHomeless Children > Housed Low Income Children > General Population 
Menke & Wagner (1997)Midwest134 children8-12Miscellaneous.Homeless Children = Housed Low Income Children = General Population 
Weinreb et al. (1998)Worcester, MA293 homeless children 334 housed children0-17MiscellaneousHomeless Children > Housed Low Income Children > General PopulationMultivariate analyses