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Medical Problems of Prisoners

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Appendix table 3. Standard errors of state and federal inmates with an impairment by gender, 2004

Impairment Standard error for estimated percentages

State inmates   Federal inmates


Total Male Female Total Male Female

Physical 0.70 % 0.68 % 1.11 %   1.20 % 1.18 % 2.01 %
  Learning 0.62   0.61   0.93     0.95   0.94   1.41  
  Speech 0.28   0.28   0.38     0.35   0.34   0.66  
  Hearing 0.37   0.36   0.63     0.62   0.61   1.17  
  Vision 0.45   0.44   0.77     0.80   0.78   1.46  
  Mobility 0.23   0.22   0.34     0.43   0.41   0.83  
Mental 0.35 % 0.33 % 0.74 %   0.49 % 0.46 % 1.05 %


Source: Survey of Inmates in State and Federal Correctional Facilities, 2004.
  See also Methodology.
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