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Pub. Type Report
Title HIV in Prisons, 2007-08
Author(s) Maruschak, Laura M.
Beavers, Randy
Subtitle/Series Name Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin
Pub. Date Dec 2009
Abstract 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. source
Issue/No. NCJ 228307
Producer United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Place of Production Washington, DC

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