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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the current sample

From: Homelessness and self-rated health: evidence from a national survey of homeless people in Spain

Factors Categories n %
SRH Good 403 16.5%
Regular 1067 43.8%
Poor 967 39.7%
Alcohol consumption Abstainera 1327 54.5%
Moderate Riskb 1039 42.6%
High-Riskc 71 2.9%
Sex Male 2043 83.8%
Female 394 16.2%
Ever use drugs Yes 1082 44.4%
No 1355 55.6%
Hospital once last year Yes 583 23.9%
No 1854 76.1%
Go to the doctor last month Yes 1372 56.3%
No 1065 43.7%
Health card Yes 2080 85.4%
No 357 14.6%
Sleeping difficulties Yes 1081 44.4%
No 1356 55.6%
Disability Physical 267 11.0%
Sensory or intellectual 32 1.3%
Psychiatric 115 4.7%
None 2023 83.0%
Age 18–29 421 17.3%
30–39 496 20.4%
40–49 745 30.6%
50 or more years 775 31.8%
Total   2437 100.0%
  1. aNot having consumed alcohol in a week; bBetween 1 and 525 cc of alcohol per week; cDrinking more than 526 cc per week