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The Mortality After Release from Incarceration Consortium (MARIC): Protocol for a multi-national, individual participant data meta-analysis

Rohan Borschmann, Holly Tibble, Matthew J Spittal, David Preen, Jane Pirkis, Sarah Larney, David L Rosen, Jesse T Young, Alexander D Love, Frederick L Altice, Ingrid A Binswanger, Anne Bukten, Tony Butler, Zheng Chang, Chuan-Yu Chen, Thomas Clausen, Peer Brehm Christensen, Gabriel J Culbert, Louisa Degenhardt, Anja JE Dirkzwager Show all

International Journal of Population Data Science | Swansea University | Published : 2020

Abstract

Introduction : More than 30 million adults are released from incarceration globally each year. Many experience complex physical and mental health problems, and are at markedly increased risk of preventable mortality. Despite this, evidence regarding the global epidemiology of mortality following release from incarceration is insufficient to inform the development of targeted, evidence-based responses. Many previous studies have suffered from inadequate power and poor precision, and even large studies have limited capacity to disaggregate data by specific causes of death, sub-populations or time since release to answer questions of clinical and public health relevance. Objectives: To compreh..

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