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Table 3 Multiple causes of death among persons diagnosed with AIDS between 1996 and 2005, by homeless status at diagnosis

From: Impact of housing on the survival of persons with AIDS

  Homeless Housed
Cause of death N (%) N (%)
   HIV/AIDS 156 (78%) 905 (83%)
   Hepatitis 41 (21%) 130 (12%)
   Liver disease 39 (20%) 160 (15%)
   Septicemia 35 (18%) 121 (11%)
   Mental illness 33 (17%) 52 (5%)
   Heart disease 29 (15%) 201 (18%)
   Pneumonia (non-AIDS-related) 27 (14%) 172 (16%)
   Non-AIDS cancer 12 (6%) 139 (13%)
  1. P = 0.02 using the chi square test for differences between HIV/AIDS-related deaths and non-HIV/AIDS-related deaths.