Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 24th, 2006
Researchers in the United States report, "The objective of this study was to explore the relationships between incarceration and emerging increases in HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the rural south, particularly among black women of low socioeconomic status."
"The study used secondary data on correctional populations, incarceration rates, admissions to correctional facilities (prisons and jails), HIV and STD prevalence among inmates, and national and state HIV surveillance data," explained T.M. Hammett and A. Drachman-Jones...
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