1 in 1.24
The odds a sheltered adult in a homeless family is a woman are 1 in 1.24 (US, 1/2008).
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Sources & Definitions
The 2008 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. July 2009.
CALCULATION(S) BY BOOK OF ODDS BASED ON
The 2008 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. July 2009.DEFINITIONS
A person aged 18 or older.
In a homeless family
The HMIS-based estimates of homeless persons in families include persons in households with at least one adult and one child.
A homeless person who is in an emergency shelter or transitional housing program for homeless persons.
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Odds more likely than 1 in 10, such as 1 in 3.42, are rounded to three significant digits. Odds less likely than 1 in 10, such as 1 in 420.4, are rounded to four significant digits. Trailing zeros after the decimal point are dropped for readability, even though they may still be significant.
Odds you’ll see: 1 in 4.26; 14.5; 143; 5,230; 433,200
Odds you won’t see: 1 in 2.412; 63.042; 425,242c