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Comparison of Rural vs Urban Direct-to-Physician Commercial Promotion of Medications for Treating Opioid Use Disorder

Description
Results of a cross-sectional county-level study using all reported direct-to-physician pharmaceutical payments from manufacturers of opioid use disorder medications from 2014-2017, as well as demographic and economic data from 3,140 counties. Features statistics with breakdowns by metropolitan, micropolitan, and rural areas.
Author(s)
Thuy Nguyen, Barbara Andraka-Christou, Kosali Simon, W. David Bradford
Citation
JAMA Network Open, 2(12)
Date
12/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Illicit drug use · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Physicians · Prescription drug misuse · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data