Prior Nonfatal Firearm Injuries in Detainees of a Large Urban Jail

Detainees of large urban jails have many health risks including injuries related to violence and firearms. A survey of 582 randomly selected detainees entering the Cook County Department of Corrections during the summer of 1994 found that 51 percent had previously...

Do criminals go to the hospital when they are shot?

Objective To determine whether criminals go to the hospital when they are shot. Such information is needed to check on the accuracy of using hospital emergency room data to estimate non-fatal gunshot wounds. Setting Five jails across the US. Methods A survey of...
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