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STI Rates Among Incarcerated Adolescents Aged 12 to 18 Years, 200926
Chlamydia data are from 83 juvenile detention facilities for women and 123 facilities for men. Gonorrhea data are from 71 juvenile detention facilities for women and 118 facilities for men.
Mental Health and Substance Use Data From the 1991 NCCHC Study5
↵a Not all youth indicated gender on the survey.
↵b Other illegal drugs used 10 or more times in lifetime: lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), phencyclidine (PCP), ecstasy, hallucinogenic mushrooms, speed, ice, heroin, and pills without prescription.
Lifetime Substance Use Data From the SYRP3
Design of Selected Studies That Evaluated Psychiatric and Substance Use Diagnoses in Youth in the Juvenile Justice System49,50,52,53
Estimated Rates of Mental Health Disorders in Incarcerated Youth From Studies Conducted Between 1995 and 200649,50,52,53
All subcategories under the “any” headings are from refs 50, 52, and 53. ADHD indicates attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
↵a Only Teplin et al50 (2002) included “separation anxiety” in the data for the “any anxiety” category.
↵b Separation anxiety disorder subcategory data are from Teplin et al50 (2002) and Wasserman et al53 (2005).
↵c Teplin et al50 (2002) did not include attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder under the “any disruptive behavior” category; it was reported as a separate category.
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