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Photography by Lee Jeffreies Untitield This photo was taken on December 17, 2010 in Chinatown, London, England.
This man will statistically be dead by the age of 47, that is a difference in life expectancy of more than 30 years compared to the average British male.
Photography by Lee Jeffreies Latoria This photo was taken on February 6, 2012 using a Canon EOS 5D.
The majority of people living rough only start to abuse drugs and alcohol after they have found them selves homeless. Drugs and alcohol are one of the main causes of death for people living on the streets, accounting for more than one third of homeless mortalities.
Living on the street is tough on the body lowering the immune system making the homeless prone to infection and disease. People in this situation are twice as likely to die from infection than a member of the general public.
Photography by Lee Jeffreies Michelle This photo was taken on July 28, 2011 in Leicester Square, London, England.
Photography by Lee Jeffreies Untitled This photo was taken on September 30, 2010 using a Canon EOS 5D.
This man has serious mental health issues, he cannot work or keep up with his rent payments. Mental health is considered to be both cause and consequence of homelessness. The homeless are twice as likely to develop a metal health issue than a member of the general public.
The homeless are three times more likely to be hit and killed in a motoring accedent in compariso to memebers of the general population. This statistic will only increase with the rising number of homeless people on British streets.
Photography by Lee Jeffreies Untitled This photo was taken on August 10, 2008 using a Canon EOS 5D.