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Table 1 Subsistence difficulty scale items

From: Subsistence difficulties are associated with more barriers to quitting and worse abstinence outcomes among homeless smokers: evidence from two studies in Boston, Massachusetts

In the past 30 days, how often was…
1. … getting a place for the night a problem for you?
2. … getting food to eat a problem for you?
3. … getting clothes or shoes to wear a problem for you?
4. … finding a place to wash up a problem for you?
5. … finding a place to go to the bathroom a problem for you?
Response options [score]:
 Never a problem [0]
 Rarely a problem [1]
 Sometimes a problem [2]
 Usually a problem [3]