The circumstances surrounding the deaths of 128 homeless persons investigated by the Fulton County, GA, Medical Examiner's Office during the period 1988-90 and the demographic characteristics of the deceased were studied and analyzed.
Emphasis was placed on cause and manner of death, unintentional injuries, and alcohol-related mortality.
Ninety-eight percent of those who died were men, 55 percent occurred outdoors, 55 percent were due to natural causes, and 42 percent resulted from injuries, most of which were unintentional.
Mots-clés Pascal : Mortalité, Epidémiologie, Sans domicile fixe, Homme, Géorgie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mortality, Epidemiology, No fixed abode, Human, Georgia, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0600360
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.