Characterizing people experiencing homelessness and trends in homelessness using population-level emergency department visit data in Ontario, Canada

Data on people experiencing homelessness often come from time- and labour-intensive cross-sectional counts and surveys from selected samples. This study uses comprehensive administrative health data from emergency department (ED) visits to enumerate people experiencing homelessness and characterize demographic and geographic trends in the province of Ontario, Canada, from 2010 to 2017.


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Statistics Canada