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Characteristics of US Counties With High Opioid Overdose Mortality and Low Capacity to Deliver Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Description
Highlights a study on opioid overdose mortality in U.S. counties that lack the capacity to treat opioid use disorder. Breaks down counties by patient demographic and geographic region, as well as by rural, metropolitan, and micropolitan status.
Author(s)
Rebecca L. Haffajee, Lewei Allison Lin, Amy S. B. Bohnert, Jason E. Goldstick
Citation
JAMA Network Open, 2(6)
Date
06/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Health disparities · Illicit drug use · Mortality · Prescription drug misuse · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data