Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 16, issue 4B, P89-107 2005 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2005.0117 View full text
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Claire E. Sterk, Katherine Theall, Kirk W. Elifson

Abstract: The main objectives of this paper are to examine the prevalence of criminal involvement among a sample of African American female drug users and to identify factors associated with that criminal involvement, where criminal involvement is defined as having been in jail or prison. Data were collected in Atlanta from 333 adult women at two points in time, namely during baseline assessments conducted prior to their enrollment in an HIV risk reduction intervention and at follow-up assessments conducted 6 months aft…

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