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    Revue d'epidemiologie et de…
    2002

[Dependence for daily life activities in the prison population in Western France].

@article{Laplace2002DependenceFD,
  title={[Dependence for daily life activities in the prison population in Western France].},
  author={L Laplace and Jessica Daniel and M Belloncle and Pierre Yves Robert and Isabelle Bouchard and A. P{\'e}rot and Catherine Fac and Bruce P. Bernard},
  journal={Revue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique},
  year={2002},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={
          453-61
        }
}
OBJECTIVE As the mean age of the penitential population rises and the duration of imprisonment grows longer, health services are confronted with the problem of prisoners dependent for daily life activities. The purpose of this study was to determine the number of prisoners dependent for daily life activities and quantify their dependency on human and material support. METHODS A survey was conducted in the summer of 2,000 in the western region of France (19 prisons in the following regions… CONTINUE READING

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