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Figure DUP-2. Prevalence of lifetime injecting drug use among prisoners, 2002-2009


Data were not available for the un-listed EU Member States.

The numbering after the country name refers to the number of the source in Table DUP-0.

Belgium: Data refer to adult prisoners, including remanded, sentenced and mentally disordered prisoners, both males and females.  

Hungary: Data refer to adult males only.

United Kingdom: Data refer to females only.

Data for Bulgaria, Germany, Latvia, (a) Hungary, and (a) Portugal refer to prevalence lifetime injecting drug use prior to imprisonment. 

Data for (b) Hungary, (b) Portugal and Rumania refer to prevalence lifetime injecting drug use prior/inside prison.       

Related links:

Statistical bulletin 2011: Figure DUP-2 part (i)

For methodological information, please refer to Table DUP-1.

For access to sources and bibliographic references, please refer to Table DUP-0.

See also 'General notes for interpreting data' on the Explanatory notes and help page.


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