Profile of women in a county jail.


The literature about women in prison says little about characteristics of women in local jails. The goal of this study was to better understand the demographics and characteristics of these women to develop responsive programming. A cross-sectional survey of 346 women in an urban jail was conducted. Descriptive statistics were generated, and a logistic… (More)
DOI: 10.3928/02793695-20100302-02