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NCJ Number: 228307 Find in a Library
Title: HIV in Prisons, 2007-08
Series: BJS Bulletins
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: December 2009
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
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United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|PDF
Agency Summary: https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=1747 
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
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): AIDS/HIV in correctional facilities; Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS); Inmate statistics
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