Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420


Mary Geitona

Mary Geitona


  • Research Article
    The Impact of Incarceration on Greek Female Prisoners’ Self-reported Health Status
    Author(s): Stella-Olga Milioni and Mary GeitonaStella-Olga Milioni and Mary Geitona

    Objective: Studies attempting to investigate issues around detainees’ health status is limited in Greece and it is mainly focusing on specific prisons. The scope of this research was to investigate the impact of incarceration on health status of the Greek female prisoners’ population. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted to both female correctional institutions existing in Greece during the years 2014 and 2015. A semi-structured questionnaire was given to incarcerated women who voluntarily accepted to take part. Data were collected via personal interviews and were anonymized. Statistical analysis was performed through descriptive statistics, bivariate analysis and multiple regression analysis with the use of SPSS 20. Results: Out of 524 female prisoners, 397 met the inclusion criteria a.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000386

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