Journal article

Violence-related deaths among people released from incarceration: protocol for a systematic review

Melissa Willoughby, Jesse T Young, Matthew J Spittal, Rohan Borschmann, Emilia K Janca, Stuart A Kinner

BMJ Open | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2021

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Young people and adults released from incarceration have a risk of dying from violence that far exceeds that in the general population. Despite this, evidence regarding the incidence, elevated risk and predictive factors for violence-related deaths after release have not yet been synthesised. This information is important to inform the development of evidence-based approaches to effectively prevent deaths from violence in this population. This systematic review will synthesise the literature examining the crude mortality rates (CMRs), standardised mortality ratios (SMRs) and predictive factors for violence-related deaths among people released from incarceration. METHODS AND ANA..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postgraduate Scholarship


Awarded by NHMRC Investigator Grant


Awarded by Australian Research Council Future Fellowship - Australian Government


Awarded by NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

MW is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postgraduate Scholarship (GNT1151103). JY receives salary and research support from a NHMRC Investigator Grant (GNT1178027). MS is a recipient of an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (project number FT180100075) funded by the Australian Government. SK receives salary support from a NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (GNT1078168). Apart from the funding bodies listed above, this research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial or no-for-profit sectors.