Education and Health Conditions Among the Currently Incarcerated and the Non-incarcerated Populations

  title={Education and Health Conditions Among the Currently Incarcerated and the Non-incarcerated Populations},
  author={Connor M. Sheehan},
  journal={Population Research and Policy Review},
  • C. Sheehan
  • Published 16 October 2018
  • Psychology
  • Population Research and Policy Review
Previous research has found a strong link between educational attainment and health, where the highly educated live longer and healthier lives than those with lower levels of education. Because such research has relied on samples of the non-institutionalized population, previous research has not explored the association between education and specific chronic and infectious health conditions among the currently incarcerated. Analyzing the relationship between education and health conditions… 

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