Differential Risk for Homelessness Among US Male and Female Veterans With a Positive Screen for Military Sexual Trauma.
Military sexual trauma (MST) is associated with adverse physical and mental health outcomes following military separation. Recent research suggests that MST may be a determinant in several factors associated with postdeployment homelessness.
To evaluate MST as an independent risk factor for homelessness and to determine whether risk varies by sex.
DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS:
A retrospective cohort study of US veterans who used Veterans Health Administration (VHA) services between fiscal years 2004 and 2013 was