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HIV in Prisons, 2006

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Table 9. Rate of AIDS-related deaths in state prisons and the U.S. general population

Year Rate per 100,000 persons   Ratiob

State prisons U.S. general
population ages 15-54a

1995 100   29     3.5
2001 25 9   2.9
2002 22 9   2.6
2003 21 9   2.4
2004 14 9   1.7
2005 13 8   1.7
2006 11 6   1.8

Note: See Methodology for data sources and calculations.
aExcludes deaths reported in state prisons. See Methodology for data sources.
b Rate of deaths in state prisons divided by rate in the U.S. general population, ages 15-54. Calculations based on unrounded rates.


Source: National Prisoner Statistics (NPS-1) and Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (DCRP).
  See also Methodology.


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