US prisoners have high death rates in the weeks after releaseBMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7585.119-a (Published 18 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:119
Convicts released from Washington State prisons are nearly 13 times more likely to die during their first two weeks of freedom than other residents of the state (relative risk 12.7, 95% CI 9.2 to 17.4), according to a new study⇑.
Among the 30 237 inmates released during …
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial