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Table 1 Audit sample descriptive statistics by sex and age group.

From: Testing for sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses on admission to Western Australian prisons

Subgroup n Mean age in years (range) Mean number of days of imprisonment (range) % Aboriginal
Adult male 410 32.3 (18-66) 222.4 (0-1019) 48.0
Adult female 302 32.7 (18-57) 107.1 (0-912) 60.9
Juvenile male 122 15.6 (12-18) 7.8 (0-176) 68.9
Juvenile female 112 15.7 (13-18) 22.1 (0-334) 70.5
  1. duration of imprisonment of less than 24 hours