The number of Veterans who experienced homelessness in January 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Annual Homelessness Assessment Report, released in November 2018. This represents a 5.4% decline from January 2017, when 40,020 Veterans experienced homelessness.
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The percentage of recent U.S. military Veterans who were discharged from the service for misconduct, according to a recent article in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease -- Chronic Health Conditions Among US Veterans Discharged From Military Service for Misconduct.
The percentage of opioid prescriptions written between 2006 and 2015 "without an accompanying diagnosis of pain or other indication," according to a recent study by the RAND Corporation -- Documented Pain Diagnoses in Adults Prescribed Opioids: Results From the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2006-2015, published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.
The number of school-aged children of Active Duty members, according to a recent report from the Lexington Institute and the Collaborative for Student Success -- Getting School Districts Ready for the Military Student Identifier. Of this 1.2 million, three quarters are under the age of 12, three quarters attend traditional public schools or public charter schools, and 10% attend nonpublic schools.
The percentage of active duty military personnel with "polypharmacy (defined as five or more concurrent prescriptions)," according to an article in the June 2018 issue of the the Medical Surveillance Monthly Report -- Polypharmacy Involving Opioid, Psychotropic, and Central Nervous System Depressant Medications, Period Prevalence and Association with Suicidal Ideation, Active Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016.