Medical Causes of Death in State Prisons, 2001-2004

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on January 21, 2007

Medical Causes of Death in State Prisons, 2001-2004: “This Bureau of Justice Statistics data brief describes the specific medical conditions causing deaths in State prisons nationwide during a four-year period. For the leading medical causes of death, mortality rates are presented by gender, age, race and Hispanic origin, and the length of time served in prison. The report includes detailed statistics on cancer deaths.”

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