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HIV/AIDS among Inmates of and Releasees from US Correctional Facilities, 2006: Declining Share of Epidemic but Persistent Public Health Opportunity
Because certain groups at high risk for HIV/AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) come together in correctional facilities, seroprevalence was high early in theExpand
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The burden of infectious disease among inmates of and releasees from US correctional facilities, 1997.
OBJECTIVES This study developed national estimates of the burden of selected infectious diseases among correctional inmates and releases during 1997. METHODS Data from surveys, surveillance, andExpand
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Alternative Solutions to the Problem of Selection Bias in an Analysis of Federal Residential Drug Treatment Programs
In an evaluation of prison-based residential drug treatment programs, the authors use three different regression-based approaches to estimating treatment effects. Two of the approaches, theExpand
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Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations for Elderly Long-stay Residents in Nursing Homes
Background:Hospitalizations of long-stay nursing home (NH) residents are common. The high estimates of potentially avoidable hospitalizations in NHs suggest that efforts to reduce avoidableExpand
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Gender differences in outcomes from prison-based residential treatment.
This study examines gender similarities and differences in background characteristics, the effectiveness of treatment, and the predictors of post-release outcomes among incarcerated drug-usingExpand
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UNCOPE: A Brief Substance Dependence Screen for Use with Arrestees
A national multi-site monitoring system for determining prevalence of alcohol and drug involvement in arrestees sought to refine the screening for substance dependence among persons arrested andExpand
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The Price of Cocaine, Heroin and Marijuana, 1981–1993
The analysis reported in this article provides a consistent price series for cocaine, heroin, and marijuana based on over twelve years of data from the Drug Enforcement Administration's System toExpand
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FEDERAL PRISON RESIDENTIAL DRUG TREATMENT REDUCES SUBSTANCE USE AND ARRESTS AFTER RELEASE*
Objective: The effectiveness of federal prison-based residential drug and alcohol treatment programs was evaluated using event history procedures that addressed the problem of selection bias andExpand
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The price and purity of cocaine: the relationship to emergency room visits and death, and to drug use among arrestees.
This paper examines the relationship of the price and purity of cocaine to emergency room visits and deaths associated with cocaine use and to cocaine use among arrestees. A model is developed forExpand
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Evaluation of AHRQ’s On-Time Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program: A Facilitator-assisted Clinical Decision Support Intervention for Nursing Homes
Background:Pressure ulcers present serious health and economic consequences for nursing home residents. The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, in partnership with the New York State DepartmentExpand
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