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APPENDIX I and APPENDIX II

Appendix I: Years of Life Lost By Gender and Ethnicity

 

Males

Females

Totals

 

 

 

 

Number of Caucasian Homeless Deaths

989

160

1149

Caucasian Life Expectancy

75.7

80.8

 

Total Caucasian Life Expectancy

74867

12928

87795

Caucasian Years of Life

49074

7728

56802

Years Cut off Caucasian's Lives

25793

5200

30993

 

 

 

 

Number of Black Homeless Deaths

575

140

715

Black Life Expectancy

69.8

76.5

 

Total Black Life Expectancy

40135

10710

50845

Black Years of Life

29415

6217

35632

Years Cut off Black Lives

10720

4493

15213

 

 

 

 

Number of Hispanic Homeless Deaths

775

91

866

Hispanic Life Expectancy

77.1

83.7

 

Total Hispanic Life Expectancy

59752

7617

67369

Hispanic Years of Life

35535

3936

39471

Years Cut off Hispanic Lives

24218

3681

27898

 

 

 

 

Number of American Indian Homeless Deaths

20

6

26

American Indian Life Expectancy

72.8

82

 

Total American Indian Life Expectancy

1456

492

1948

American Indian Years of Life

962

292

1254

Years Cut off American Indian Lives

494

200

694

 

 

 

 

Number of Asian Homeless Deaths

18

3

21

Asian Life Expectancy

80.8

86.5

 

Total Asian Life Expectancy

1454

260

1714

Asian Years of Life

850

162

1012

Years Cut off Asian Lives

604

98

702

 

 

 

 

Number of Other Homeless Deaths

24

5

29

Others Life Expectancy

75.2

80.4

 

Total Others Life Expectancy

1805

402

2207

Others Years of Life

1117

240

1357

Years Cut off Others Lives

688

162

850

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL # OF YEARS EXPECTED

 

 

211878

TOTAL # OF YEARS LIVED

 

 

135528

TOTAL # OF YEARS CUT OFF HOMELESS PEOPLE'S LIVES IN LA COUNTY 2000-2006

 

 

76350

Appendix II: Leading Underlying Causes of Death By Year

Cause of death by year:
2000                                                                    2001


Cause

Percentage

Cause

Percentage

Cardiovascular Disease

25%

Cardiovascular Disease

18%

Other

25%

Other

27%

Acute Intoxication

21%

Acute Intoxication

20%

Trauma Related

17%

Trauma Related

23%

      Trauma - Homicide

0.4%

      Trauma - Homicide

0.4%

Pneumonia

3%

Pneumonia

5%

Cirrhosis

4%

Cirrhosis

3%

Infection/Condition Secondary to Alcohol or IV Drug Use

1%

Infection/Condition Secondary to Alcohol or IV Drug Use

3%

Cancer

1%

Cancer

1%

Hypothermia/Environmental Exposure

0.7%

Hypothermia/Environmental Exposure

0

Tuberculosis

0

Tuberculosis

0

2002                                                                    2003


Cause

Percentage

Cause

Percentage

Cardiovascular Disease

23%

Cardiovascular Disease

23%

Other

24%

Other

22%

Acute Intoxication

25%

Acute Intoxication

25%

Trauma Related

16%

Trauma Related

17%

      Trauma - Homicide

1.4%

      Trauma - Homicide

0.3%

Pneumonia

3%

Pneumonia

3%

Cirrhosis

3%

Cirrhosis

4%

Infection/Condition Secondary to Alcohol or IV Drug Use

4%

Infection/Condition Secondary to Alcohol or IV Drug Use

3%

Cancer

1%

Cancer

2%

Hypothermia/Environmental Exposure

0

Hypothermia/Environmental Exposure

0.3%

Tuberculosis

0.4%

Tuberculosis

0.8%

 

2004                                                                    2005


Cause

Percentage

Cause

Percentage

Cardiovascular Disease

30%

Cardiovascular Disease

25%

Other

23%

Other

22%

Acute Intoxication

24%

Acute Intoxication

29%

Trauma Related

13%

Trauma Related

16%

      Trauma - Homicide

0.3%

      Trauma - Homicide

0

Pneumonia

4%

Pneumonia

6%

Cirrhosis

3%

Cirrhosis

4%

Infection/Condition Secondary to Alcohol or IV Drug Use

3%

Infection/Condition Secondary to Alcohol or IV Drug Use

2%

Cancer

0.3%

Cancer

1%

Hypothermia/Environmental Exposure

1%

Hypothermia/Environmental Exposure

0

Tuberculosis

0

Tuberculosis

0

 

2006                                                                   2007


Cause

Percentage

Cause

Percentage

Cardiovascular Disease

25%

Cardiovascular Disease

21%

Other

21%

Other

32%

Acute Intoxication

21%

Acute Intoxication

14%

Trauma Related

20.4%

Trauma Related

17%

      Trauma - Homicide

0.2%

      Trauma - Homicide

0.6%

Pneumonia

3%

Pneumonia

4%

Cirrhosis

4%

Cirrhosis

4%

Infection/Condition Secondary to Alcohol or IV Drug Use

4%

Infection/Condition Secondary to Alcohol or IV Drug Use

5%

Cancer

1%

Cancer

2%

Hypothermia/Environmental Exposure

0.2%

Hypothermia/Environmental Exposure

0

Tuberculosis

0.4%

Tuberculosis

0.6%

 

 *RETURN TO TABLE OF CONTENTS*

 

National Coalition for the Homeless
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Washington, DC 20037-1033
202-462-4822
info@nationalhomeless.org

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