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Medical Problems of Prisoners

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Table 10. Medical services received by female prison inmates, 2004

  Percent of female prison inmates

State Federal

Had a medical exam since admission? 90.7 % 93.7 %
Had a pelvic exam since admission? 85.8 % 78.1 %
Were you pregnant at admission? 4.1 % 2.9 %
    If yes to pregnant:        
      Had an obstetric exam? 94.3 % ... %
      Received pregnancy care? 53.9   ...  

... Not calculated due to small sample size.


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