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Disease profiles of detainees in the Canton of Vaud in Switzerland: gender and age differences in substance abuse, mental health and chronic health conditions

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Moschetti, Karine
Stadelmann, Pierre
Wangmo, Tenzin
Holly, Alberto
Gravier, Bruno
Published in BMC Public Health. 2015, vol. 15, p. 872
Abstract Literature on the disease profile of prisoners that differentiates by age and gender remains sparse. This study aimed to describe the health of correctional inmates in terms of substance abuse problems and mental and somatic health conditions, and compare it by gender and age.
Keywords AdultAgedAged, 80 and overCardiovascular Diseases/epidemiologyChronic Disease/epidemiologyCommunicable Diseases/epidemiologyCross-Sectional StudiesFemaleHealth Status DisparitiesHumansMaleMedical Records/statistics & numerical dataMental Health/statistics & numerical dataMiddle AgedPrevalencePrisoners/psychology/statistics & numerical dataPrisonsSubstance-Related Disorders/epidemiologySwitzerland/epidemiology
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PMID: 26358116
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MOSCHETTI, Karine et al. Disease profiles of detainees in the Canton of Vaud in Switzerland: gender and age differences in substance abuse, mental health and chronic health conditions. In: BMC Public Health, 2015, vol. 15, p. 872. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:111150

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