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Table 3 Description of participants engaged through ethnographic fieldwork and focus groups

From: Making sense of street chaos: an ethnographic exploration of homeless people’s health service utilization

Participant ID Gender Description (note ages are estimates which can be unreliable in homeless population) Where met
3 F 30-40 yo. hostel dwelling Intravenous Drug User (IVDU) Focus Group
7 F 30-40yo. Hostel dweling underweight. Food Hall
8 M 30-40yo IVDU rough sleeper Street Outreach
9 M 20-30yo IVDU rough sleeper with schizophrenia. Drop In Centre
11 M 30-40yo IVDU rough sleeper Street Outreach
12 F 20-30yo Hostel dweling. IVDU Food Hall
14 F 40-50 yo. Hostel dweling. Non Irish female socially isolated Food Hall
15 M 40-50yo. hostel dwelling Drug User Focus Group
16 F 30-40yo ex IVDU. History (hx) of HIV Drop In Centre
17 F 40-50yo ex IVDU. Hx of HIV Drop In Centre
20 F 20-30yo Junior doctor in hospital Focus Group
22 F 20-30yo Junior doctor in hospital Focus Group
24 F 20-30yo Junior doctor in hospital Focus Group
25 M 40-50yo Hostel dweling with history of mental illness and alcoholism Drop In Centre
29 F 20-30 yo. IVDU Rough Sleeper. Hx of Endocarditis and malnourished. Street Outreach
31 M 40-50 yo. Hostel dwelling, ex- IVDU Focus Group
32 M 40-50 yo. Homeless street drinker and rough sleeper. Unwell. Street Outreach
35 M 40-50 yo. Hostel dweling IVDU. Malnourished and unwell. Drop In Centre.
36 M 50-60 yo. Hostel dweling IVDU. Lot of medical issues. Focus Group
37 M 30-40 yo. Hostel dweling IVDU. Focus Group
38 M 40-50 yo. Hostel dweling ex IVDU. Focus Group
44 M 30-40 yo. Hostel dweling IVDU. Drop In Centre
47 M 50-60 yo. Rough sleeper, street drinker. Street Outreach
48 M 60-70 yo. Hostel dweling. Street drinker. Food Hall.
49 F 40-50 yo. Hostel dweling. Hx of severe anorexia Street Outreach.
51 F 20-30 yo. Hostel dweling. Ex IVDU. Focus Group
52 M 60-70 yo. Rough Sleeper. Street Outreach.
55 F 20-30 yo. Rough Sleeper. IVDU. Severe arthritic condition. Street Outreach.
56 F 20-30 yo. Rough Sleeper. From outside Dublin. Socially Isolated. Street Outreach.
57 M 50-60 yo. Rough Sleeping. Hx of schizophrenia. Street Outreach.
58 M 30-40 yo. Hostel dwelling. IVDU. Street Outreach.
59 M 20-30 yo. Rough Sleeper. IVDU. From outside Dublin. Street Outreach.
80 M 30-40 yo Hostel dwelling IVDU. Drop In Centre.
81 F 30-40 yo. Hostel dwelling IVDU. Drop In Centre.
82 M 40-50 yo. Hostel dwelling IVDU. Drop In Centre.
83 M 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling IVDU. Drop In Centre.
84 F 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling IVDU. Drop In Centre.
85 M 30-40 yo. Hostel dwelling IVDU. Drop In Centre.
86 M 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling IVDU. Malnourished. Unwell. Drop In Centre.
87 M 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling IVDU. Drop In Centre.
88 F 40-50 yo. Ex hostel dwelling – now housed. Ex IVDU. Drop In Centre.
89 F 40-50 yo Hostel dwelling. Ex IVDU. Drop In Centre.
90 M 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling IVDU. Came from outside Dublin. Street Outreach.
91 M 20-30 yo. Rough Sleeping. IVDU. Street Outreach.
92 M 20-30 yo. Rough Sleeping. IVDU. Came from outside Dublin. Street Outreach.
93 M 20-30 yo. Rough Sleeping. IVDU. Came from outside Dublin. Street Outreach.
94 M 30-40 yo. Rough Sleeping. Street Drinker. Street Outreach.
95 M 20-30 yo. Hostel Dwelling. IVDU. Street Outreach.
96 M 20-30 yo. Rough Sleeping. IVDU. Deaf. Street Outreach.
97 M 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling. Street Outreach.
98 M 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling. Street Outreach.
99 M 40-50 yo. Hostel dwelling. Street Outreach.
100 M 30-40 yo. Hostel dwelling. IVDU. Street Outreach.
101 F 30-40 yo. Hostel dwelling. IVDU Street Outreach.
102 M 40-50 yo. Hostel dwelling. Moldovan. Street Outreach.
103 M 20-30 yp. Rough Sleeper. IVDU. Domestic violence. Street Outreach.
104 M 30-40 yo. Rough Sleeping. History of repeated violent behaviour. Street Outreach.
105 M 30-40 yo. Hostel dwelling. Street Outreach.
106 M 40-50 yo. Rough Sleeping. Street Drinker. Polish. Street Outreach.
107 F 20-30 yo. Rough Sleeping. IVDU. Came from outside Dublin. Street Outreach.
1108 M 40-50 yo. Rough Sleeping. Eastern European. Street Outreach.
109 M 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling. Eastern European. Street Outreach.
110 F 40-50 yo. Couch surfing. Ex IVDU. Food Hall.
111 F 20-30 yo. Couch Surfing. Ex IVDU. Food Hall.
112 F 40-50 yo. Hostel dwelling American. Food Hall.
113 M 40-50 yo. Hostel dwelling. IVDU. Food Hall.
114 F 30-40 yo. Hostel dwelling. IVDU. Food Hall.
115 M 30-40 yo. Hostel dwelling. Ex IVDU. Food Hall.
116 F 40-50 yo. Rough sleeping. IVDU. Food Hall.
117 M 40-50 yo. Rough sleeping. Street Drinker. Food Hall.
118 M 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling .Recent rough sleeper. Ex IVDU. Food Hall.
119 M 30-50 yo. Hostel dwelling. Food Hall.
120 M 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling. Food Hall.
121 M 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling. IVDU. Food Hall.
122 M 30-40 yo. Hostel dwelling. Ex IVDU. Food Hall.
123 M 20-30 yo. Disliked doctors. Food Hall.
124 F 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling IVDU. Food Hall.
125 M 60-70 yo. Ex homeless. Ex drinker. Food Hall.
126 M 50-60 yo. Hostel dwelling. Mental Illness. Food Hall.
127 M 40-50 yo. Ex Homeless. Ex IVDU. Focus Group.
128 M 30-40 yo. Hostel dwelling Ex IVDU. Focus Group.
129 F 20-30 yo. Hostel dwelling. Ex IVDU. Focus Group.
130 M 40-50 yo Hostel dwelling Ex IVDU. Focus Group.
131 M 30-40 yo. Hostel dwelling. IVDU. Focus Group.
132 F 40-50 yo. Hostel dwelling. IVDU. Focus Group.
133 M 40-50 yo. Hostel dwelling. Ex IVDU. Focus Group.
134 M 30-40 yo. Junior hospital doctor. Focus Group.
135 F 20-30 yo. Junior hospital doctor. Focus Group.
136 F 30-40 yo. Junior hospital doctor. Focus Group.
137 M 30-30 yo. Junior hospital doctor. Focus Group.
138 F 20-30 yo. Junior hospital doctor. Focus Group.
139 F 20-30 yo. Junior hospital doctor. Focus Group.
140 F 20-30 yo. Junior hospital doctor. Focus Group.
141 M 30-40 yo. Junior hospital doctor. Focus Group.
142 F 20-30 yo. Junior hospital doctor. Focus Group.