Graph showing the wide state-to-state variation in women's prison incarceration rates. Rates in Oklahoma and Arizona have grown to much higher than the national trend indicates, while California and Maine have much lower rates.

Data Source: For source details, see (Graph: Wendy Sawyer, 2018)

This graph originally appeared in The Gender Divide: Tracking women’s state prison growth.

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