Socioeconomic Risk Factors for Fatal Opioid Overdoses in the United States: Findings from the Mortality Disparities in American Communities Study (MDAC)
Highlights a study that correlates demographic and socioeconomic status with opioid overdose fatalities. Draws data from the Mortality Disparities in American Community Study (MSAC) and compares results by rural/nonrural residence, race, employment, and educational attainment, among other measures.
Sean F. Altekruse, Candace M. Cosgrove, William C. Altekruse, Richard A. Jenkins, Carlos Blanco
PLoS One, 15(1)
Educational attainment · Employment and unemployment · Illicit drug use · Mortality · People with disabilities · Prescription drug abuse · Racial and ethnic groups · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data