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Table 1 People with opioid use disorder living in prison, who receive OST. Overview of the individual German federal states ([10, 14,15,16,17] and “Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe”)

From: Opioid substitution therapy for people living in German prisons—inequality compared with civic sector

Federal StateYear of evaluationNumber of people living in prison in the reference yearApprox. number of people with opioid disorder living in prison (reported number, or 30% of total people living in prison)People with opioid use disorder living in prison, who receive OST, N (approx. %)
Bremen201862018690–120 (48–65%)
North Rhine-Westphalia201816,21936602048 (56%)
Schleswig-Holstein20181150350130–150 (37–43%)
Hamburg20181900570150–200 (26–35%)
Hesse201846001380430 (31%)
Berlin20183050915246 (27%)
Lower Saxony201847501425310 (22%)
Saarland201876523027 (12%)
Rhineland-Palatinate20183050915105 (11%)
Baden-Wuerttemberg201873901832168 (9%)
Sachsen-Anhalt2018156647036 (8%)
Thuringia2018150045030 (7%)
Bavaria201811,0003300240 (7%)
Brandenburg201810003009 (3%)
Saxony20183400102010 (<1%)
Mecklenburg-Western PomeraniaNot available