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Data Table HIV in Prisons, 2006 - Statistical Tables

Laura M. Maruschak

April 22, 2008    NCJ 222179

This web page provides the number of state and federal inmates who were infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or had confirmed AIDS at yearend 2006. Presented in the report is the number of AIDS-related deaths in prisons, a profile of those inmates who died, the number of female and male prisoners who were HIV positive, and circumstances under which inmates were tested for HIV. Findings are based on yearend 2006 data from the National Prisoner Statistics series.

Statistical tables

Table 1. Inmates in custody of state or federal prison authorities and reported to be positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or to have confirmed AIDS, 2004-2006.
Table 2. Inmates in custody of state and federal prison authorities and reported to be positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or to have confirmed AIDS by gender, 2006.
Table 3. Inmates in custody of state or federal prison authorities and known to have confirmed AIDS, yearend 2005 and 2006.
Table 4. Percent with confirmed AIDS among state and federal prisoners and the U.S. general population, 1999-2006.
Table 5. Deaths of state prisoners, 2006.
Table 6. Inmate deaths in federal prisons by cause, 2005 and 2006.
Table 7. Profile of inmates who died in state prisons, 2004-2006.
Table 8. Percent of AIDS-related deaths among all deaths in state prisons and the U.S. general population.
Table 9. Rate of AIDS-related deaths in state prisons and the U.S. general population.
Table 10. Circumstances under which inmates were tested for the antibody to HIV by jurisdiction, 2006.

Part of the HIV in Prisons and Jails Series

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