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Mortality in State and Federal Prisons, 2001-2016 - Statistical Tables

NCJ Number
251920
Author(s)
E. Ann Carson, Ph.D., BJS Statistician; Mary P. Cowhig, former BJS Statistician
Date Published
February 2020
Annotation

This report provides the number and rate of deaths among state and federal prisoners. It describes the cause of death, decedent characteristics, and 15-year trends of prisoner deaths (2001-2016).

Abstract

This report is the eighth in a series covering the data collection on Mortality in Correctional Institutions (formerly the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program). It provides the number and rate of deaths among state and federal prisoners. It describes the cause of death, decedent characteristics, and 15-year trends of prisoner deaths (2001-2016).

Date Published: February 12, 2020