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  NCJ Number: NCJ 228307     Find in a Library
  Title: HIV in Prisons, 2007-08
  Document URL: PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Laura M. Maruschak ; Randy Beavers
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 12/2009
  Page Count: 12
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This BJS report presents 2007 and 2008 yearend data on the number of male and female prisoners infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or had confirmed AIDS.
  Abstract: The report presents yearend 2007 and 2008 data from the National Prisoner Statistics and the Deaths in Custody series. The report provides data on the number of female and male prisoners who were infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or had confirmed AIDS. Findings include the number of AIDS-related deaths in state and federal prisons, a profile of those inmates who died in state prison, and a comparison of AIDS rates between prison inmates and the general population. The report also covers the circumstances under which inmates were tested for HIV.
  Main Term(s): Offender statistics
  Index Term(s): Inmate statistics ; Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) ; AIDS/HIV in correctional facilities
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Rockville, MD 20849-6000
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United States of America
  Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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