Comparison of health and social characteristics of people leaving New York City jails by age, gender, and race/ethnicity: implications for public health interventions.

@article{Freudenberg2007ComparisonOH,
  title={Comparison of health and social characteristics of people leaving New York City jails by age, gender, and race/ethnicity: implications for public health interventions.},
  author={Nicholas Freudenberg and Jeanne M Moseley and Melissa M. Labriola and Jessie Daniels and Christopher Murrill},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={2007},
  volume={122 6},
  pages={
          733-43
        }
}
OBJECTIVES We compared health and social needs by gender, age, and race/ ethnicity of people leaving New York City jails and assessed the implication of these differences for the development of jail reentry programs. METHODS Surveys were completed with 1,946 individuals (536 men, 704 women, and 706 adolescent males) between 1997 and 2004. Structured questionnaires captured data on demographic, criminal justice, substance use, and health characteristics. Bivariate comparisons were performed to… CONTINUE READING

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