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Burden of Infectious Disease Among Inmates of and Releasees from US Correctional Facilities, 1997   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Methods: "In this study we developed national estimates of the prevalence of selected infectious diseases among prison and jail inmates during 1997, then applied these percentages to the number of persons incarcerated on June 30, 1997, to estimate the number of inmates with each condition. Next, we applied the prevalence percentages for inmates to the total number of people released from correctional facilities during 1997 to yield an estimate of the number of releasees with each condition. Finally, we calculated the percentages of the total number of people with these conditions in the United States found among correctional releasees in 1997."

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2002-11
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American Journal of Public Health
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American Journal of Public Health: https://ajph.aphapublications.org/
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American Journal of Public Health (November 2002), v.92 no.11 p. 1789-1794
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