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Table 2 Inmates' history of STIs, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV

From: HIV education in a Siberian prison colony for drug dependent males

  2000 (n = 153) Yes % 2001 (n = 124) Yes %
Ever had an STI 27 35
Ever diagnosed with hepatitis B 33 22*
Ever diagnosed with hepatitis C 20 15
Ever been tested for HIV 76 78
Of those tested,   
Received any pre-test counselling 22 (n = 116) 20 (n = 97)
Received post-test counselling 15 (n = 116) 13 (n = 97)
Ever diagnosed with HIV 4 (n = 116) 0
Of those diagnosed with HIV,   
Diagnosed within last 12 months 60 (n = 5) -
  1. *p = .03
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