Table 2

Service use data for the three different housing groups

Homeless participant group
n=62
N (%)
Sociotherapeutic facilities participant group (SPG) n=87
N (%)
Apartment participant group
n=327
N (%)
Statistics
Service utilisation during the last 6 months
 Legal guardianship*23 (37.1%)3 (37.2%)58 (17.8%)X²=21.04; p<0.001
 Soup kitchen*17 (27.4%)17 (20.0%)12 (3.7%)X²=45.72; p<0.001
 Emergency bus for cold weather*3 (4.8%)0 (0.0%)0 (0.0%)X²=19.97; p<0.001
 Berlin Crisis Service4 (6.5%)6 (7.1%)27 (8.3%)X²=0.34; p=0.846
 Drug counselling service*17 (27.4%)19 (22.4%)44 (13.5%)X²=9.28; p=0.010
 Antipsychiatric crisis centre (‘Weglaufhaus’)0 (0.0%)0 (0.0%)1 (0.3%)X²=0.45; p=0.797
 Day care centre1 (1.6%)2 (2.4%)9 (2.8%)X²=0.30; p=0.862
 Faith-based supports4 (6.5%)1 (1.2%)6 (1.8%)X²=5.46; p=0.065
 Support group9 (14.5%)19 (22.4%)46 (14.2%)X²=3.50; p=0.174
 Individual case management5 (8.1%)6 (7.1%)21 (6.5%)X²=0.22; p=0.894
 Family assistance0 (0.0%)2 (2.4%)5 (1.5%)X²=1.38; p=0.501
 Individual supported living (‘Betreutes Einzelwohnen’)*1 (1.6%)29 (34.1%)†9 (2.8%)X²=91.52; p<0.001
 Psychosocial care*9 (14.5%)15 (17.6%)19 (5.8%)X²=13.85; p=0.001
  • *Significant group difference.

  • †High rate of individual supported living in the SPG group probably explained due to difficulties in differentiation between different forms of supported living.