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Unformatted text preview: Exam questions: according to latest BJS report we now have _____people in state and federal people: 15; 1,500; 15,000; 1,500,000 ;10,500,000 People in jails ~ 750,000 Total number of people on any given day ~ 2,300,000 o Prison populations o Total: 1,570,861 Men: 1,458,363 Women: 112,498 o Percentages Men: ~93% Women: ~7% o Rates Men: 943 As of Dec. 31 st 2006, 943 out of 100,000 men in the US found themselves in state or federal prison Female: 68 out of every 100,000 women in the US there are 68 women behind bars in a state or federal prison on Dec. 31 st 2006 Women by region and state: Northeast: 29 As of Dec 31 st 2006, 29 out of 100,000 women in the Northeast found themselves in state or federal prison Midwest: 52 West: 67 South: 77 Highest female incarceration rate: Oklahoma: 129 Massachusetts and Rhode Island: 13...
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