Counting the cost: estimating the number of deaths among recently released prisoners in Australia

Stuart A Kinner, David B Preen, Azar Kariminia, Tony Butler, Jessica Y Andrews, Mark Stoové and Matthew Law
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 64-68.
  • Stuart A Kinner1
  • David B Preen2
  • Azar Kariminia3
  • Tony Butler3
  • Jessica Y Andrews1
  • Mark Stoové1
  • Matthew Law3

  • 1 Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA.
  • 3 Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.



Stuart Kinner’s work is supported by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants 401761, 456107, 409966 and 1004765. The original WA research was funded by the Criminology Research Council. We also thank the WA Departments of Health and Corrective Services for provision of data. Data collection in NSW was funded by NHMRC grant 222849. We thank staff from the NSW Department of Corrective Services for their assistance with data collection.

Competing interests:

None relevant to this article declared (ICMJE disclosure forms completed).

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