Homelessness kills: An analysis of the mortality of homeless people in early twenty-first century England
Author: Dr Bethan Thomas, Research Fellow, Social and Spatial Inequalities Group (SASI), Department of Geography, University of Sheffield
This study investigates the mortality of homeless people in England for the period 2001-2009. It finds that homeless people are more likely to die young, with an average age of death of 47 years old, compared to 77 for the general population.
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