Table 1

Rates of service use among prisoners (per ADP year) and age adjusted community populations (per person year)

Type of serviceMenWomen
Healthcare worker (nurse) consultations230.3590.3
Doctor consultations102.0204.3
Doctor consultations (adjusted)614
Admissions to health care centre beds0.703.02
Admissions to NHS hospital beds0.
  • Source: Morbidity Statistics from General Practice. Fourth national study, 1991–1992. OPCS. Source: Home Office statistics 1996/97.