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Table 2 Prevalence of medical and behavioral conditions are reported in medical records and interviews by male and female participants

From: Concordance between medical records and interview data in correctional facilities

Medical Conditions Males Females Overall Prevalence
% (N = 302) % (N = 377) % (N = 679)
Medical record Interview Medical record Interview Medical record Interview
Asthma 30.1 21.5 47.2 39.3 39.6 31.4
Hypertension 16.6 10.3 22.5 17.2 19.9 14.1
Hepatitis C 10.6 5.3 18.3 12.2 14.9 9.1
Diabetes* 4.9 3.9 9.1 9.3 7.2 6.9
HIV 2.3 1.9 9.5 9.0 6.3 5.9
Renal/kidney disease 1.7 1.3 3.2 3.7 2.5 2.7
Behavioral conditions Males Females Overall Prevalence
% (N = 302) % (N = 377) % (N = 679)
Medical record Interview Medical record Interview Medical record Interview
Cigarette smoking* 60.4 64.4 74.0 82.0 67.9 74.2
All illicit drugs use ever* 50.8 81.9 78.0 85.4 66.1 83.8
Tattoos 48.7 61.6 57.0 57.0 53.3 59.1
Marijuana use ever* 37.8 78.6 41.3 75.2 39.9 76.6
Cocaine use ever* 19.4 24.1 48.4 55.0 35.7 41.3
Antibiotic usage in last 6 months* 17.9 23.9 42.0 43.1 31.5 34.6
  1. *Denominator excludes missing data.