Table of contents

  • Preliminary pages
    • Title & verso title
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
    • Snapshot of the health of Australia's prisoners
  • Body content
    • Section 1: Overview
      • 1 Introduction
        • 1.1 Background
        • 1.2 Prisoner health services in Australia
        • 1.3 The prison environment
        • 1.4 Method
        • 1.5 Report structure
      • 2 Demographic information
        • 2.1 Australia's prisoners
        • 2.2 Prison entrants
        • 2.3 Prison dischargees
        • 2.4 Profiles of different prison populations
      • 3 Socioeconomic factors
        • 3.1 Cultural background
        • 3.2 Detention history
        • 3.3 Education level
        • 3.4 Employment and government support
        • 3.5 Homelessness
        • 3.6 Family
    • Section 2: Mental health
      • 4 Mental health before and whilein prison
        • 4.1 Mental health history
        • 4.2 Changes to mental health while in prison
        • 4.3 Recent psychological distress
        • 4.4 Mental health medication
        • 4.5 Prison entrants referred to prison mental health services
      • 5 Self-harm
        • 5.1 Self-harm behaviour
        • 5.2 Identification of self-harm or suicide risk
    • Section 3: Physical health
      • 6 Communicable diseases
        • 6.1 Sexually transmitted infection
        • 6.2 Bloodborne viruses
        • 6.3 Surveillance
        • 6.4 Medication for hepatitis C
      • 7 Chronic conditions
        • 7.1 Asthma
        • 7.2 Arthritis
        • 7.3 Cardiovascular disease
        • 7.4 Diabetes
        • 7.5 Cancer
        • 7.6 Comparison with the general community
      • 8 Activity and weight changes among dischargees
      • 9 Aspects of women's health
        • 9.1 Pregnancies
        • 9.2 Women's cancer screening
    • Section 4: Risky behaviours
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: List of indicators
    • Appendix B: Data quality statement-National Prisoner Health Data Collection
    • Appendix C: Tables Appendix C to I (1.6MB PDF)
    • Appendix D: Data sources
    • Appendix E: Prisoner health services in Australia
    • Appendix F: Key policy directions
    • Appendix G: Prisoner health legislation in Australia
    • Appendix H: Prisons in Australia
    • Appendix I: Prisoner health data collection forms
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures