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Table 1 Systems Usage and Health Status

From: Recognizing and responding to women experiencing homelessness with gendered and trauma-informed care

 Women (n = 81)Men (n = 217)
FrequencyMeanMedianStd. Dev.RangeFrequencyMeanMedianStd. Dev.Range
Systems usage
 Stay in psychiatric hospitalc, b25 (30.86%)    41 (18.89%)    
Substance use
 Alcohol consumption frequencyd 1.581.001.113.00 1.682.001.113.00
 6+ drinks on one occasion frequencyd 1.161.001.153.00 1.351.001.173.00
 Non-beverage alcohol use frequencyd 0.310.000.924.00 0.250.000.724.00
 Drug use frequency 1.572.001.273.00 1.491.001.233.00
 More than one type of drug at the same time frequencyd 0.540.001.003.00 0.530.000.943.00
 Alcohol and drug use at the same time frequencyd 0.790.001.023.00 0.830.001.023.00
Addiction
 Diagnosed addiction in last yearc26 (32.10%)    50 (23.04%)    
 Diagnosed addiction previous to last yearc18 (22.22%)    56 (25.81%)    
 Undiagnosed addiction in last yearc11 (13.58%)    40 (18.43%)    
 Undiagnosed addiction previous to last yearc9 (11.11%)    27 (12.44%)    
Adverse childhood experiences
 ACE scored, b 5.025.002.7210.00 4.194.002.9710.00
 Mental health          
 Suicidal thoughts in last yearc29 (35.8%)    62 (28.57%)    
 Suicide attempt in last yearc9 (11.11%)    12 (5.53%)    
 Suicidal thoughts in lifetimec, a60 (74.07%)    125 (57.60%)    
 Suicide attempt in lifetimec, a43 (53.09%)    73 (33.64%)    
 Mental health diagnosisc, a51 (62.96%)    80 (36.87%)    
 # of diagnosed mental health issuesd, a 1.851.001.998.00 0.760.001.297.00
  1. Frequencies with percentages provided in parentheses
  2. aSignificant at the 0.01 level
  3. bSignificant at the 0.05 level
  4. cIndependent samples t-test
  5. d. Pearson’s Correlation Coefficient