HUD/HHS/VA Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness: Preliminary Client Outcomes Report. Baseline characteristics of those living in their own place at the baseline assessment vs. those not yet living in their own place

02/26/2007

Table 5.
Baseline characteristics of those living in their own place at the baseline assessment
vs. those not yet living in their own place

(Least square means from ANCOVA analyses covarying for site)
  Not housed at BL Housed at BL ANCOVA
(N=531; 72%) (N=205; 28%)
Mean SE Mean SE df F p
Socio-demographic
Age 45.77 0.41 45.00 0.70 1 0.78 n.s.
Gender (male) 0.77 0.02 0.71 0.04 1 2.06 n.s.
Race/ethnicity (white=referrent)
Black 0.47 0.02 0.54 0.04 1 2.24 n.s.
Other minority (non-Hispanic) 0.08 0.01 0.05 0.02 1 1.47 n.s.
Hispanic 0.07 0.01 0.10 0.02 1 1.23 n.s.
Education 11.87 0.12 11.62 0.21 1 0.97 n.s.
Income (monthly total) 386 14 362 24 1 0.68 n.s.
Marital status (never married) 0.47 0.02 0.50 0.04 1 0.34 n.s.
Veteran 0.35 0.02 0.18 0.04 1 13.63 ***
Homelessness history
Age first homeless 32.67 0.54 31.94 0.93 1 0.39 n.s.
Yrs homeless (lifetime) 8.09 0.31 8.27 0.53 1 0.08 n.s.
Social support 1.38 0.05 1.45 0.09 1 0.40 n.s.
Disabiling Condition(s)
Medical 0.65 0.02 0.66 0.04 1 0.13 n.s.
Mental health 0.76 0.02 0.79 0.03 1 0.59 n.s.
Substance abuse 0.73 0.02 0.68 0.03 1 1.52 n.s.
Dual mental health & substance abuse 0.53 0.02 0.51 0.04 1 0.15 n.s.
Health Status
Physical Health (SF12-physical) 45.50 0.46 44.32 0.80 1 1.42 n.s.
Mental Health
SF12-mental 38.25 0.36 40.39 0.63 1 7.56 **
BSI 1.59 0.04 1.36 0.07 1 7.14 **
Psychotic behaviors observed 0.22 0.01 0.22 0.02 1 0.00 n.s.
Alcohol & Drug Use
No. days drunk 2.20 0.26 1.68 0.45 1 0.87 n.s.
Used illicit drugs 0.41 0.02 0.32 0.04 1 3.83 n.s.
ASI alc 0.13 0.01 0.10 0.02 1 2.53 n.s.
ASI drug 0.06 0.00 0.04 0.01 1 3.68 n.s.
* p<.05   ** p<.01   *** p<.001

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