Table 2

Social and health problems reported by the clients, 2001ā€“2008 (Nā€‰=ā€‰2526)
Variable Yes No Missing data Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
1. Social problems
Homelessness 519 (21) 1971 (78) 36 (1) 2526 (100)
Unemployment a 1363 (54) 1030 (41) 133 (5) 2526 (100)
Threats of violence 183 (7) 1819 (72) 524 (21) 2526 (100)
2. Infectious disease screening tests
HIV positive 48 (2) 1383 (55) 1095 (43) 2526 (100)
Hepatitis A positive 70 (3) 1219 (48) 1237 (49) 2526 (100)
Hepatitis B positive 84 (3) 1241 (49) 1201 (48) 2526 (100)
Hepatitis C positive 630 (25) 763 (30) 1133 (45) 2526 (100)
3. Psychological problems
Depressive symptoms 1490 (59) 726 (29) 310 (12) 2526 (100)
Psychotic symptoms 430 (17) 1761 (70) 335 (13) 2526 (100)
Suicidal thoughts 745 (30) 1458 (58) 323 (12) 2526 (100)
Suicide attempts 478 (19) 1579 (63) 469 (18) 2526 (100)

aNo ā€“ includes employed persons, students, retirees, housewives/househusbands.

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