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Indiana Mortality Rates Indiana State Mortality Rates 1999-2006

Indiana African American Female

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Hepatitis C Testing of 
Offenders in the Indiana
 Department of Correction


The incarcerated population presents health problems related to infectious disease, substance abuse and, frequently, a lifetime of being medically underserved.  In particular, this is a population at very high risk for Hepatitis C virus and HIV.  Prisons and jails offer uniquely important opportunities for improving disease control in the community by providing health care and disease prevention programs to a large and concentrated population of individuals at high risk for disease. 113 kb pdf

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The Indiana Occupational Diseases Act is similar to the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Act and is administered by the Worker’s Compensation Board.  To be compensable, an occupational disease must arise out of and in the course of employment.  The disease must be fairly traced to the employment as the proximate cause, and not from a hazard to which the employee could have been equally exposed outside of employment.  A physician’s opinion that the disease is an occupational disease would be required to prove a case for benefits for a disease.   

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