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Ethnic differences in the health of women prisoners

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Objectives: The numbers of female and ethnic minority prisoners in the UK are increasing. Despite recent policy initiatives to improve both prison healthcare and the status of women and ethnic minority groups, there are few data with which to inform service development. This is the first study in the UK to examine differences in subjective health status and health behaviours between Black and White female prisoners. Study design: Retrospective secondary analysis of data from the Health of Wom...

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10.1016/j.puhe.2011.01.014

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
Public Health
Volume:
125
Issue:
6
Pages:
349-356
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1476-5616
ISSN:
0033-3506
URN:
uuid:279d794d-f7c2-4b81-b5b5-313df60e96ef
Source identifiers:
164069
Local pid:
pubs:164069
Language:
English
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