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Table 2 Demographic data by gender

From: Appropriate and acceptable health assessments for people experiencing homelessness

  Male Female Overall
n % n % N %
Culture and ethnicity (n= 52)
 Australian 20 69.0 14 60.9 34 65.4
 British 3 10.3 3 13.0 6 11.5
 European 3 10.3 3 13.0 6 11.5
 Other (Middle East, Indian, PNG) 3 10.3 3 13.0 6 11.5
Main language spoken (n = 51)
 English 27 96.4 20 87.0 47 92.2
 Other 1 3.6 3 13.0 4 7.8
Living arrangements in the last week (n = 50)
 Outside/Shelter/Other 4 17.4 4 8.0
 Rented room 4 14.8 4 17.4 8 16.0
 Supported accommodation 23 85.2 15 65.2 38 76.0
Shared living space in the last week (n = 50)
 Yes 12 42.9 14 63.6 26 52.0
 No 16 57.1 8 36.4 24 48.0
Marital status (n = 52)
 Married/de facto 2 6.9 2 8.7 4 7.7
 Separated/divorced/widowed 9 31.0 4 17.4 13 25.0
 Single 18 62.1 17 73.9 35 67.3
Income (n = 52)
 Pension 26 89.7 22 95.7 48 92.3
 Wage 2 6.9 1 4.3 3 5.8
 Other 1 3.4 1 1.9
Main means of transport (n = 51)
 Walk 8 28.6 9 39.1 17 33.3
 Bicycle 3 10.7 1 4.3 4 7.8
 Car 3 10.7 4 17.4 7 13.7
 Public transport 14 50.0 9 39.1 23 45.1