Characteristics of US Counties With High Opioid Overdose Mortality and Low Capacity to Deliver Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
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.
Rebecca L. Haffajee, Lewei Allison Lin, Amy S. B. Bohnert, Jason E. Goldstick
JAMA Network Open, 2(6)
Health disparities · Illicit drug use · Mortality · Prescription drug misuse · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data