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Table 1 Samplea characteristics

From: The relationship between housing subsidies and supportive housing on neighborhood distress and housing satisfaction: does drug use make a difference?

Characteristic % (n) unless otherwise specified
Age (years), mean (SD) 45 (8)
Genderb  
 Male 66 % (222)
 Female 34 % (114)
Race/Ethnicityb  
 African American 34 % (116)
 White-not Hispanic 16 % (55)
 Puerto Rican or other
 Latino
48 % (162)
Criminal conviction 64 % (216)
Receiving Supportive Housing 15 % (51)
Receiving Housing Voucher 19 % (65)
Doubled-up with family, friend or sex partner 28 % (95)
In own apartment with no rent subsidy 12 % (42)
Less than HS education 48 % (161)
Mental health diagnosis 50 % (168)
Told by a doctor you have HIV 27 % (90)
Any drug use in past 30 days 60 % (204)
  1. aTotal N = 337
  2. bExcludes 1 transgender and 4 or mixed or other race