The homeless in Greater Parisian consider themselves healthy

The homeless in Greater Parisian consider themselves healthy
Since 2012, nearly 80% of homeless French adults who use the tGreater Paris aid services say that they are in good health.
Women feel they are less healthy than men do.  The way people perceive the state of their health deteriorates with age. Homeless people say they see doctors regularly. However the financial cost causes 56% of them to forgo treatment. 82% of the homeless are covered by social security while one out of every two homeless person live in the street, more exposed to serious and costly health risks and are not covered by social security.
Study carried out in partnership with the Insee Ile-de-France

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