Prevalence of and risk factors for hepatitis C in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adolescent offenders.

@article{Poorten2008PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of and risk factors for hepatitis C in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adolescent offenders.},
  author={David K van der Poorten and Dianna T. Kenny and Jacob George},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2008},
  volume={188 10},
  pages={610-4}
}
OBJECTIVES To define and compare the prevalence, risk factors and understanding of hepatitis C transmission among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal young offenders. DESIGN, PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING Cross-sectional study of young offenders (aged 12-19 years; median age, 16.6 years) in custody or serving community orders with the New South Wales Department of Juvenile Justice who participated in a physical and mental health survey between March 2002 and December 2005, and who provided blood samples… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, results, connections, and topics extracted from this paper.
5 Extracted Citations
11 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Referenced Papers

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 references

Young offenders on community orders: health, welfare and criminogenic needs

  • DT Kenny, PK Nelson
  • 2008

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…