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NCJ Number: NCJ 218915     Find in a Library
Title: HIV in Prisons, 2005
Series: BJS Bulletins
Author(s): Laura M Maruschak
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 09/2007
Page Count: 14
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Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This bulletin provides the number of HIV-infection and confirmed AIDS cases among State and Federal prisoners at yearend 2005.
Abstract: 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 who were HIV-infected or had confirmed AIDS, and a comparison of confirmed AIDS rates for the general and prisoner populations. This report also examines trends in HIV infection, confirmed AIDS, and AIDS-related deaths. Data are from the National Prisoner Statistics and the Deaths in Custody series. Highlights include the following: (1) at yearend 2005, an estimated 18,953 males and 1,935 females in State prisons were HIV-infected or had confirmed AIDS; (2) during 2005 an estimated 176 State inmates died from AIDS-related causes, down from 185 in 2004; and (3) among Federal inmates, 27 died from AIDS-related causes in 2005, up from 18 in 2004. Tables, appendixes
Main Term(s): AIDS/HIV in correctional facilities
Index Term(s): Inmates ; State correctional facilities ; Female inmates ; Federal prisoners
   
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