|Injury-related details reported|
|Research study||Injury severity||Mean age at first injury||Injury preceded homelessness (%)||Sex differences||Lifetime history of TBI|
|Oddy et al. (2012)||81% mild||19.9||90%||TBI more prevalent among males in the sample; no significant sex related difference between number of injuries||52.1% reported more than one injury|
|Hwang et al. (2008)||66% mild||17.8||70%||TBI significantly more common among white males in the sample||60% reported more than one injury|
|Kim et al. (2007)||64% moderate or severe||Homeless participants with a TBI significantly younger than non-homeless pariticipants1||NR||NR||NR|
NR, Not reported.
1Age at first injury not documented; at time of admission to the neurosurgery department for TBI, homeless participants were significantly younger than non-homeless participants.
Topolovec-Vranic et al.
Topolovec-Vranic et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1059 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1059