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Health Behaviors of Homeless Women

 

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Revision with unchanged content. Homeless women and female-headed families represent the fastest growing subgroups of homeless individuals. To expand the body of knowledge and provide further insight into the complex area of homelessness and health, health practices of sheltered homeless women were investigated using a cross-sectional, descriptive, and non-experimental design using Pender’s Health Promotion Model as the theoretical framework. Homeless women in this study were found to be highly educated, mostly unemployed, and primarily single. A greater number of African Americans than represented in the local population were found to be shelter residents. Significant findings reflected women’s personal strengths. Homeless women were noted to practice health-promoting behaviors in all areas but scored the lowest on physical activity; negative health behaviors related to tobacco use was widespread. Health care access and effective utilization of services were evidenced in the sample. This book is addressed to those who provide services to homeless women including shelters, clinics, nurses, outreach wor­kers, and social workers.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC29876
AuthorMeg Wilson
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages148
Publishing Year5/29/2012
ISBN978-3639419030
Edition1 st
Book TypeMedicine
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandAV Akademikerverlag
Product Packaging InfoBox
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