The odds a sheltered person in a homeless family is younger than 18 are 1 in 1

1 in 1.66

The odds a sheltered person in a homeless family is younger than 18 are 1 in 1.66 (US, 1/2008)۔

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The 2008 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. July 2009.DEFINITIONS
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.

Sheltered
A homeless person who is in an emergency shelter or transitional housing program for homeless persons.
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ROUNDING RULES
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.

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Odds you won’t see: 1 in 2.412; 63.042; 425,242c

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