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Table 1 Domains and Variables Assessed Using Self-Report Measures at Each Time Point

From: A mixed methods randomised control trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the journey to social inclusion – phase 2 intervention for chronically homeless adults: study protocol

Domains and Variables Time Points
t1 (baseline) t2 t3 t4 t5 t6a t7a t8b
Demographics
 General demographics (e.g., date of birth, gender, Aboriginality) X        
 Education (highest attainment and current participation) X X X X X X X X
Homelessness and Housing
 Housing history (6 months, 12 months, or lifetime [depending on wave]) X X X X X X X X
 Current living arrangement (last night/week) X X X X X X X X
 Adequacy of accommodation (e.g., safety, distance to services, affordability) X X X X X X X X
 Housing location and mobility      X X X X
Life Experiences and Skills
 Independent Living Skills Scale – Homelessness [60] X X X X X X X X
 Problems experienced (e.g., gambling, reading and writing) X X X X X X X X
Family, Relations and Social Support Networks
 History of violence in the family home X        
 History of out-of-home care X        
 Relationship status X X X X X X X X
 Children (number, living arrangement, out-of-home care) X   X X X X X X
 Current contact with friends, family and social participation X X X X X X X X
 Enriched Social Support Instrument (ESSI) [61] X X X X X X X X
 Three Item Loneliness Scale (3-ILS) [62] X X X X X X X X
 Support received from services X X X X X X X X
General Health
 Selected items from the 36-Item Short Form Survey (SF-36) [63]; X X X X X X X X
 Diagnoses of specified conditions and treatment X X X   X X X X
 Health service utilisation (e.g., ED presentations, hospital admissions) X X X   X X X X
Mental Health and Wellbeing
 Short Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (S-WEMWBS) [64] X X X X X X X X
 Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10) [65] X X X X X X X X
 Depression Anxiety Stress Scales, Short Form (DASS21) [66] X X X X X X X X
 Single-Item Self-Esteem Scale (SISES) [67] X X X X X X X X
 Mental health diagnoses and treatment X X X   X X X X
Quality of Life
 World Health Organisation Quality of Life- BREF (WHOQoL-BREF) [68] X X X X X X X X
Trauma
 World Health Organisation Composite International Diagnostic Interview (WHO-CIDI; Trauma History Section) [69]     X     
 Abbreviated PTSD Checklist Civilian Version (Abbreviated PCL-C) [70] X X X X X X X X
Alcohol and Drug Use
 Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) [71]; X X X X X X X X
 Selected items from the Opiate Treatment Index (OTI) [72]; X X X X X X X X
 Use of alcohol and drug detox services X X X   X X X X
Economic Participation
 Labour force participation, employment (hours and occupation), unemployment, volunteering X X X X X X X X
 Sources and level of income X X X X X X X X
Justice System
 Involvement with justice system (e.g., police, arrests, prison) X X X   X X X X
  1. a Topics indicated in this table are proposed topics for relevant waves and are subject to change
  2. b proposed 48-month follow up of survey participants where funding permits