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Table 2 Bivariate Comparisons of Characteristics by Tri-morbid Status (% and Means) (N = 601)

From: Primary care provider experience and social support among homeless-experienced persons with tri-morbidity

  Tri-morbid Not Tri-Morbid
Primary Care Experience and Social Support   
Primary care provider experience (PCQ-H mean) 3.13 3.16
Social support (“strong ties” scale mean) 9.16 10.64*
Live-in partner (%) 10 10
Socioeconomic Status (%)   
Housed 54 68*
Working full- or part-time 13 22*
Hard to pay for basics 75 64*
Patient at VA Primary Care Site (%) 63 70
Demographics   
Gender (% male) 84 86
Minority (% non-white) 70 69
Average age 51.5 54.1*
*p < .05