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Estimating the prevalence of disability amongst prisoners

Estimating the prevalence of disability amongst prisoners: results from the Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR) survey

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Research summary estimating the proportion of newly sentenced prisoners in prisons in England and Wales who are disabled using screened answers to survey questions about perceived disability, physical health, and anxiety and depression. It also provides an overview of the problems and needs of disabled prisoners as a group, compared to non-disabled prisoners.

Published 11 March 2012