1996-1997 update : HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB in correctional facilities
Published Date:July 1999
Source:Issues and practices in criminal justice.
Corporate Authors:National Institute of Justice (U.S.) ; National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (U.S.) ; United States. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Keywords:Communicable Disease Control/organization & Administration/United States
Continuity Of Patient Care/organization & Administration/United States
HIV Infections/epidemiology/United States
Prisoners United States/Statistics
Sexually Transmitted Diseases/epidemiology/United States
Description:Executive summary -- Introduction -- 1. HIV in prisons and jails, 1996 -- 2. Sexually transmitted diseases and hepatitis: burden of disease among inmates -- 3. HIV and STD education and behavioral interventions -- 4. HIV transmission and risk factors, precautionary and preventive measures -- 5. Counseling and testing, confidentiality and disclosure -- 6. Housing and correctional management -- 7. Medical treatment and a continuum of care -- 8. Tuberculosis -- 9. Legal and legislative issues.
This 1996–1997 Update reports on the extent of HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB among correctional inmates and on the policies and practices being implemented to prevent and control these diseases in correctional settings. In this report,
statistics on the prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS in correctional populations are derived primarily from surveys conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in 1996 Inmates and 1997. Findings regarding policies and practices and legal and legislative issues are based primarily on the ninth national survey of HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB in correctional facilities, sponsored by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and conducted between December 1996 and August 1997.
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