BJS Reports – HIV in Prisons and Medical Problems of Jail Inmates

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on November 24, 2006

HIV in Prisons, 2004 and Medical Problems of Jail Inmates, written by Bureau of Justice statistician Laura M. Maruschak.

  • HIV in Prisons, 2004 – “Reports the number of female and male prisoners who were HIV positive or AIDS active, the number of AIDS-related deaths in State and Federal prisons, a profile of those inmates who died, and a comparison of AIDS rates for the general and prisoner populations.” Related links: Press release | Acrobat file | ASCII file | Spreadsheets (zip format)
  • Medical Problems of Jail Inmates – “Presents findings on jail inmates who reported a current medical problem, a physical or mental impairment, or an injury since admission based on data from the 2002 Survey of Inmates in Local Jails. The prevalence of specific medical problems and conditions are also included. The report examines medical problems and other conditions by gender, age, time served since admission, and select background characteristics.” Related links: Press release| Acrobat file | ASCII file | Spreadsheets (zip format)
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