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HIV in Prisons and Jails, 1993

NCJ Number
152765
Date Published
August 1995
Author(s)
Peter M. Brien, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Caroline Wolf Harlow, Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Series
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
This BJS report describes prison and jail policies for testing inmates for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), numbers of prison and jail inmates infected with HIV, and numbers of inmate deaths from acquired-immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in prisons and jails.
Abstract

This BJS report describes prison and jail policies for testing inmates for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), numbers of prison and jail inmates infected with HIV, and numbers of inmate deaths from acquired-immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in prisons and jails. Special analyses show data from the 50 largest jail jurisdictions. Data sources include the 1992 and 1993 National Prisoner Statistics and the 1993 Census of Jails.

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