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Monday, 30 November 2015

The health of Australia's prisoners 2015 (AIHW)

The health of Australia's prisoners 2015 is the 4th report produced by the AIHW on the health and wellbeing of prisoners. The report explores the conditions and diseases experienced by prisoners; compares, where possible, the health of prisoners to the general Australian community and provides valuable insight into the use of prison health services.

New to the 2015 report are data on the disabilities or long-term health conditions of prisoners entering the prison system (prison entrants), self-assessed mental and physical health status of prisoners and data on smoke-free prisons.

View the Media Release and download the full report.

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