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Four percent of
homeless people are HIV-positive

Four percent of
homeless people are HIV-positive

A study conducted by USA Today shows that 4% of all homeless people in the United States are HIV-positive. The data was drawn from information reported from 460 U.S. regions to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The study found that about 730,000 Americans--or about one of every 400 residents--are either temporarily or chronically homeless. The data also showed that about 29% of homeless people use alcohol or illegal drugs, about 20% have mental illnesses, about 11% are domestic violence victims, and 9% are U.S. veterans. (Advocate.com)

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