Factors Associated With Deaths in US ICE Detention Facilities

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: The characteristics and factors associated with deaths among individuals detained in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities from 2011 to 2018 were examined in this study.

Authors: Parveen Parmar, M.D., M.P.H., of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.16019)

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