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Shelter Public Perceptions of Housing and Mental Health Survey

Survey of English adults on behalf of Shelter on the effects of housing on their mental health.

  • 1 in 5 English adults said a housing issue had negatively impacted their mental health in the last 5 years.
  • 3 in 10 of those who have had a housing problem or worry in the last five years not only said that it had a negative mental impact, but that they had no issue with their mental health previously.

Date Published: 19/04/2017

Categories: Health | Public and communities | Social

Client: Shelter


ComRes interviewed 3,509 English adults online between 17th and 23rd February 2017. Data were weighted by age, gender, region and socio-economic grade to be representative of all English adults.

  1. Shelter-Public-Perceptions-of-Housing-and-Mental-Health-Data-Tables 0.02 MB.
  2. Shelter-GPs-Interviews-Report 0.02 MB.

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