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Pub. Type Report
Title HIV in Prisons and Jails, 2002
Author(s) Maruschak, Laura M.
Subtitle/Series Name Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin
Pub. Date Dec 2004
Abstract Provides the number of HIV-positive and active AIDS cases among State and Federal prisoners at yearend 2002. This annual bulletin reports the number of AIDS-related deaths in prisons, a profile of those inmates who died, the number of female and male prisoners with AIDS, and a comparison of AIDS rates for the general and prisoner populations. Based on the 2002 Survey of Inmates in Local Jails, the report provides estimates of HIV infection among jail inmates by age, gender, race, Hispanic origin, education, marital status, and by current offense and selected risk factors such as prior drug use. Also included is information on AIDS-related deaths among jail inmates. source
Issue/No. NCJ 205333
Producer United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Place of Production Washington, DC

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