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Unclassified Drug Overdose Deaths in the Opioid Crisis: Emerging Patterns of Inequity

Description
Presents a study that explores correlations between certain geographic, economic, or demographic characteristics and missing data pertaining to drug overdose deaths. Looks at unclassified drug overdose deaths and breaks down data by sex, age, race, and economic status, among other factors. Depicts overdose mortality data in nationwide, county-level maps.
Author(s)
Andrew J Boslett, Alina Denham, Elaine L Hill, Meredith C B Adams
Citation
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 26(8-9), 767–777
Date
08/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Health disparities · Illicit drug use · Mortality · Prescription drug abuse · Racial and ethnic groups · Statistics and data