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Health Status and Service Use in Homeless Individuals with Mental Illness: Consistency Between Self-Report and Administrative Health Records in the At Home/Chez Soi Multi-Site Trial
Author(s): Aynslie Hinds, Jino Distasio, Patricia J Martens, Mark Smith
Publication Date: 2013
Objective Homeless individuals with poor health frequently use healthcare services. However, studies using self-reported data may be subject to biases. We examined health status, healthcare and drug use among mentally ill homeless individuals, comparing self-report and administrative data claims to estimate the degree of agreement between the two sources. Methods Baseline survey data from 100 participants of the Winnipeg site of the Mental Health...