Data Sources and Data-Linking Strategies to Support Research to Address the Opioid Crisis: Final Report
Identifies and describes secondary data sources that can be used in research and evaluations related to the opioid crisis. Discusses common approaches used to link or merge data sources. Describes research needs and challenges related to studying the opioid crisis.
Rosanna Smart, Courtney Ann Kase, Amanda Meyer, Bradley D. Stein
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, RAND Corporation
Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse · Research methods and resources · Statistics and data